The Evolution of Queen Rania of Jordan's Royal Style
Since her husband, Abdullah II, became the King of Jordan in 1999, Queen Rania of Jordan has been hard at work. The Queen is best known for her advocacy in public health and education, as well as her supremely trendy sense of style. Throughout the years, Rania has proven that her sartorial tastes are impeccable. She has a penchant for monochromatic looks and pops of color, but also knows her way around a neutral palette. Read on for 63 of her best royal style moments here.
Rania stepped out in a casual tank and pants combo during a tour of Jordan, and brightened it up with a coral jacket.
For a visit to the Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, the Queen wore a collared navy midi dress, a trendy Louis Vuitton handbag, and added dainty silver earrings.
While visiting French President Emmanuel Macron, Queen Rania wore this bold monochrome look, which features a pleated midi dress and a tailored leather jacket.
The Queen stunned in a belted pinstripe midi dress for the state opening of Jordan's Parliament.
On a visit to the White House with her husband, Rania wore a flowy blush pantsuit with a matching purse and pumps.
Rania wore a gorgeous grey-blue pleated turtleneck dress to her daughter Princess Salma's graduation.
Rania chose a tailored grey blazer, turtleneck, and crisp white pants for a visit to the Netherlands. Her suede heels and elaborate woven handbag were perfect complements to her neutral outfit.
Queen Rania showed us that she isn't afraid of a bold pop of color. Here, she wore a bright blue swing coat with statement buttons and a white neck scarf over her grey dress.
For this look, Rania paired a simple white top with a brightly patterned pencil skirt and coral handbag.
For the Sovereign's Parade at the Royal Military Academy, the Queen chose a bright pink quilted princess coat and matching heels. She accessorized with a black purse and silver jewelry.
Rania glowed at the Fashion for Relief event at Cannes, wearing a delicate white dress with lace details and simple jewelry. She posed for a photo with Princess Beatrice and Sarah, Duchess of York at the event.
The Queen wore an elegant A-line gown with pink silk details to a gala in Germany.
Rania chose a simple black blazer and pencil skirt, drawing attention to her intricate turtleneck, for the state opening of Parliament in Amman, Jordan.
Queen Rania stepped out in a beautiful crimson and blue gown for the Celebrity Fight Night gala.
Rania arrived at the Great Arab Revolt centennial wearing a deep teal dress with gold embroidery, turquoise drop earrings, a cream quilted clutch, and black heels.
For Jordan's 70th Independence Day, Rania chose a belted maroon top with an extravagant red and white detailed skirt, maroon heels and silver accessories.
Rania wore a soft pink swing coat adorned with a floral detail and black kitten heels alongside the Queen of Belgium during a visit to Brussels.
The Queen turned heads on the red carpet in a feathered gown dotted with delicate silver gems by Valentino at the Manus x Machina Costume Institute gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
During a visit to London, Rania wore a hot pink pencil dress with a complementary belted coat and black pointed-toe heels.
While in Spain, the Queen wore a black and white striped accordion skirt, a white blouse, and a mahogany wide belt.
Here, Rania paired a trendy leather pencil skirt with a patterned blouse for a visit to the Prado Media Lab cultural center in Madrid, Spain.
Queen Rania walked with Queen Letizia of Spain on the airport tarmac as she arrives in Madrid, Spain for a royal visit. Rania's chic ensemble proves that even after a long plane ride, the royal is glowing. This look features a simple sky blue dress, a red and white woven wrap coat, and glittery heels.
For the UN Foundation's Gender Equality Discussion, Rania stepped out in an all-white ensemble, but it's far from dull. The detail in her top, her snakeskin clutch, and her reflective pointed-toe heels make this a style to remember.
Rania and her daughter walked the red carpet for the Medef Summer University Conference. The Queen wore a simple A-line dress and accented it with a Louis Vuitton bag and strappy heels.
Here, Queen Rania wore a black and white patterned top, a black midi skirt with a sheer overlay, and pumps.
Rania and Camilla Parker Bowles pose for a photo during Prince Charles and Camilla's royal tour in Jordan. Rania chose a bright blue and white knee-length dress adorned with a flower, and pearl drop earrings for the occasion.
Queen Rania chose a classic flattering dress for a dinner at Buckingham Palace. The celebration was held in honor of Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee, her 60th anniversary on the throne.
Rania wore a white ruffled top with gold accents, paired with a fiery red pencil skirt, and her signature black pumps for an event at Windsor Castle in England. The royal was in town to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee.
The Queen was glowing on a visit to the Royal Palace in Italy, wearing an embroidered double-breasted trench coat, peep-toe heels, and a sleek black purse.
Rania stepped out in a purple gown—the color of royalty—paired with a tiara and sash for Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Daniel Westling's royal wedding in Stockholm, Sweden.
At the 60th Sanremo Song Festival in Italy, the Queen wore a flattering black and cream strapless gown, a gold coil bracelet, and diamond earrings.
For this look, Rania wore a grey dress with a decorative skinny belt, and topped it off with a crisp white blazer and gold hoops.
While in Milan for a royal visit with King Abdullah II, the Queen wore a trench with fur accents over a bright orange dress. Her dainty earrings give an elegant touch.
Rania wore a a bright pink scalloped Armani dress with a black clutch to the Paris premiere of Quantum of Solace.
For the Sovereign's Parade at the Royal Military Academy, Rania chose a lightweight cream trench coat and accessorized with a sequined headband and glam drop earrings.
Queen Rania stands with Jennifer Lopez at TIME Magazine's Most Influential People event, wearing a ruffled steel blue gown and silver accessories that complement her smoky eye look.
Rania, who was pregnant with her youngest child Prince Hashem at the time, chose a grey coat with blue buttons and detailing with a matching blue bag for an event in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.
Rania attended the royal wedding of Felipe VI of Spain and Letizia Ortiz in Madrid wearing a simple white button-down paired with a light purple skirt with a gorgeous lace overlay.
On a visit to Paris, France, the Queen of Jordan wore a structure black top with a pleated camel skirt and dark brown heels.
Rania wore this neutral layered look for a visit to a newspaper in London.
Standing with Katie Couric at the Entertainment Industry Foundation, Queen Rania wore a shimmery, intricate gown, pointed-toe pumps, and chandelier earrings.
For a dinner honoring her husband, King Abdullah, the Queen wore a velvet corset dress and a boxy, flare-sleeved jacket for a beautiful evening look.
Rania stunned in a blush gown with glittery feather embroidery at a gala for the Jordan River Children Program.
On a visit to Versailles, Rania glowed in an opulent gold zip-up jacket and black skirt.
During an official state visit to the United Kingdom, Rania wore a deep brown mermaid dress with a sheer, lace bodice and accessorized with a gorgeous tiara and drop earrings.
Rania walked the red carpet in a fuchsia power suit, making this a seriously iconic monochrome look.
A very pregnant Queen Rania attended the Royal Sovereign's Parade and wore a dark denim princess jacket and rust-colored kitten heels.
Queen Rania poses for a portrait with her husband wearing a stunning beaded ensemble with a dazzling tiara.
Rania wore a grey duster coat with a fur collar over a matching button-down dress and pumps during a tour of the Institut du Monde Arabe.
The Queen visited the Senate in Paris wearing a belted wintery white coat, black pumps, and simple gold hoops.
Queen Rania chose a form-fitting burgundy off-the-shoulder dress for a state dinner in Paris.
While on a royal visit to Spain, Queen Rania wore a glittery purple gown with a sheer overlay, an elaborate tiara, and a sash and royal order.
Rania chose a natural monochrome look, with a simple white button-down dress and flower earrings.
Rania wore a navy blue dress with a matching coat and purse and gold accessories to meet Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace.
At her husband's formal investiture ceremony, Rania wore a beautiful gold gown with a lace overlay and silver chandelier earrings, complete with a sparkling tiara.
During a visit to London, Rania chose a silver dress and matching overcoat with chunky kitten heels.
Rania was spotted in casual attire in London, wearing basic black pants, kitten heels, a black denim jacket, and a simple white tee.
Here, Rania wore a modest black dress, small black heels, and a dainty pearl necklace.
While she was still a Princess, Rania was photographed wearing a traditional Jordanian dress. Almost 30 years later, this dress is just as fashionable.
Princess Rania wore an embroidered navy dress and chunky pearls for her photoshoot with her son, Crown Prince Hussein.
Rania glowed in a white blazer with black details, a black maxi skirt, and gold-toe flats.
On her wedding day, soon-to-be Princess Rania wore a satin gown and a collared jacket, both embroidered with gold floss.
During her wedding reception, Rania took off her jacket and veil to show off the beautiful beaded bodice of her gown and her gold hair accessories.
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