Queen Letizia of Spain raised eyebrows when she wore a very short dress during the Luis Carandell Journalism Award 2015 ceremony at the Senado Palace in Madrid on Tuesday. The stunning monarch rocked a white wool mini dress with a black leather trim. The short dress highlighted her slender frame and long legs. She covered up her legs with a pair of sheer stockings and wore black patent pumps.

The 43-year-old queen looked chic in the white dress, which is by her go-to designer Felipe Varela. It featured oversized pockets and leather trimmed hemline. To keep herself warm, she threw on a black coat over her shoulders, which is made by the same designer.

Queen Letizia, who is a former TV reporter, was there to hand out the journalism awards amongst her old colleagues. The Luis Carandell Award is a parliamentary journalism award named after Spanish journalist and writer, Luis Carandell Robusté.

Letizia opted to wear a recycled dress to the event. She wore the Felipe Varela monochrome dress for the first time on an official trip to Chile in November 2011, People reports. Back then, there was also talk about the length of the dress.

The mother of two accessorised with a black clutch bag and small drop earrings while her short hair was styled in curls. Letizia’s flawless make-up consisted of smokey eyes, bronzer and dark brown lipstick with a glossy finish.

Meanwhile, several royal fans have expressed concerns for her health as she seems to have steadily lost weight since the beginning of her reign, Royalista reports.

Her petite frame first attracted attention in May, when she wore a strapless cocktail dress during a gala dinner in Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa. In June, after her appointment as a UN Special Ambassador for Nutrition, a few eyebrows were raised from critics due to her own slender frame.

In August, Letizia made headlines again when the stepped out in a sleeveless top that revealed her thin arms at a dinner at La Almudaina Palace while on holiday in Mallorca. She also showed off her thin arms in a form fitting dress as she launched vocational courses at a secondary school in Spain last week.

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