Gallery of the week's best royal style: The Duchess of Cambridge, Queen Letizia and Queen Maxima

The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, showcased her chic maternity style as she undertook her first engagements of the year this week. The pregnant royal sported a navy-blue dress with a colourful print hem and pockets when she opened The Art Room’s ninth project at a London primary school.

On Friday, Kate stepped out again, this time in a brown dress by high street store Hobbs which she previously wore during a visit to Wales last year and on Christmas Day 2014.

Elsewhere, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands opted for a vibrant scarlet coat and heels for a New Year reception in Amsterdam while Spain’s Queen Letizia teamed a chic white shirt with a high-waisted black skirt for the third Telefonica Ability Awards ceremony in Madrid.

CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW FOR THE FULL GALLERYLeft to right: Queen Mathilde, the Duchess of Cambridge, Queen Letizia and Queen Maxima

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