Dressed to frill! Queen Maxima wears a ruffled wool dress and wide-brimmed black hat as she attends a nursing conference in Rotterdam
- Queen Maxima of the Netherlands was all smiles in Rotterdam today
- Arrived at the fifth European Nursing Congress to meet professionals
- She attended talks and met nurses to discuss every aspect of elderly care
- Wore a broad-brimmed hat which she co-ordinated with bag and gloves
Queen Maxima of the Netherlands made sure she stepped out in her signature fashion accessory in Rotterdam today.
The royal, 45, who's rarely seen without a statement hat, donned a broad-brimmed black headpiece as she attended the opening of the Fifth European Nursing Congress.
And always stylish, she opted for a playful black and grey wool dress with two ruffles on the skirt.
Queen Maxima of Holland wore a wool dress with a bow at the neck with her customary broad-brimmed hat as she arrived in Rotterdam today for the fifth European Nursing Congress
The royal, who opted for a playful ruffle-skirt look, beamed as she met officials, removing one of her black gloves to shake their hand
She also wore black tights and platform heels that appeared to have a flash of Christian Louboutin red on the sole.
She completed the look with eye-catching pearl cluster earrings, black gloves and a clutch.
The Argentinian-born mother-of-three appeared her usual vivacious self as she laughed and beamed as she arrived at the conference that addresses scientific research and innovations in elderly care.
Her presence shines a light on the hot-button issues for older people including prevention of illness, homecare, hospital care, long-term care mental health, rehabilitation and transitional care.
Queen Maxima shows off her dashing sense of style in Rotterdam today
The vivacious Queen showed off a coordinated outfit from head to toe on the sunny day in Rotterdam ahead of the European nursing conference
The nursing congress hosts hundreds of nurses, researchers, teachers, nurses and managers of care homes from more than 30 different countries.
It is the second day in a row that the hard-working royal has attended an event.
Yesterday, she and King Willem-Alexander - her husband of 14 years - opened an exhibition in Utrecht commemorating Dutchman Dirk Hartog becoming the first European to set foot on the west coast of Australia.
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