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Queen Letizia’s Black Military Jacket Is A Staple In Her Wardrobe — Here’s Why


Like Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle, Queen Letizia is another royal who loves a bargain. And when she finds something she likes hanging on the rack at Zara, she isn't afraid to wear it over and over again. In fact, Queen Letizia's black military jacket has been a staple in her wardrobe for years.

On Wed., the royal attended a meeting with the Foundation Against Drug Addiction in Madrid wearing the ultimate power outfit. She sported a white Hugo Boss blouse under the most stylish blazer by your favorite bargain brand. Actually, Queen Letizia has been wearing her Zara military jacket for years.

The super polished number features embroidered passementerie detail on the front, a velvet high collar, and sleek gold-toned buttons. In 2016, Her Majesty wore the same jacket with a black tee and gray pants during her visit to Portugal.

This time, she went low-key, layering it over an untucked white blouse, pencil-leg trousers, and her usual black pumps. She wore her hair down casually and accessorized with earrings by another brand she loves, Gold & Roses.

She also traded out the super-stylish Parfois handbag she carried with the jacket last time for a mini briefcase accessory. Clearly, the Queen was ready for business.


Her latest look is proof that you need to add a military-style jacket to your wardrobe immediately. It's the perfect alternative to your classic work blazers and light jackets, and if Queen Letizia says it's on-trend, then certainly you can sport one, too.

Unfortunately, the royal has held onto her $169 piece for so long that it's no longer shoppable. No need to panic, though, because The Zoe Report has rounded up a few that are just like it to inspire your Queen Letizia look.

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Piped Military Style Blazer



Copy the Queen's outfit with this tailored military jacket with metallic-gold piping, a traditional high collar, and chunky gold buttons exactly like the royal's.

The Bryant Blazer


Lane Bryant

This is your basic black blazer with a military twist. It's designed with a double-breasted lapel and gold-toned buttons on the front and wrists.

Superdry Military Band Jacket



Even easier on your budget than Queen Letizia's Zara blazer, this military jacket has you covered for stylish off-duty days.

Double-Breasted Jersey Blazer


Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini

Adhere to the military motif with this army green jacket. Featuring a blazer-style collar rather than the traditional high neck, it's the best of both worlds.

Military Band Jacket


Tommy Hilfiger

This navy blue number is so similar to Queen Letizia's jacket and the perfect piece to add edge to your work outfits.