Queen of orange! Maxima of The Netherlands goes bold for her last day in India as she wears her national colour head-to-toe

  • Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, 48, donned a bright orange outfit in India 
  • The bold shade is the traditional colour of the Dutch royal family 
  • Queen matched her bright dress to fascinator, shoes, bag, gloves and earrings  
  • Royal joined by husband King Willem-Alexander on day five of India state visit 
  • Mother-of-three enjoyed a river cruise before taking in a tour of rice fields 

Queen Maxima of the Netherland wowed in a bright orange outfit today as she stepped out for the fifth day of her visit to India. 

The royal, 48, wore the bold shade head-to-toe, as she donned a mid-length lace orange dress with a matching fascinator, shoes, bag, gloves and glittering earrings for a river cruise today. 

The shade is well known as the Dutch royal family's colour, and is often used to symbolise national pride. 

The mother-of-three appeared in high spirits as she joined King Willem Alexander on the boat trip today, with the duo waving to crowds on the river bank.  

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, 48, donned a bright orange ensemble as she climbed aboard a river cruise in India today

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, 48, donned a bright orange ensemble as she climbed aboard a river cruise in India today 

Maxima donned the bright shade, which is the colour of the Dutch royal family, as she enjoyed a river cruise during her trip to India

Maxima donned the bright shade, which is the colour of the Dutch royal family, as she enjoyed a river cruise during her trip to India 

The royals went on to enjoy a river cruise of the Kerala backwaters in the Alleppey region, before taking a tour of some local rice fields

The royals went on to enjoy a river cruise of the Kerala backwaters in the Alleppey region, before taking a tour of some local rice fields 

Queen Maxima wowed in the bright colour as she boarded a boat on the fifth day of her state visit to India alongside husband King Willem.

She wore a pink slip beneath the bright orange lace dress, and paired the outfit with a matching fascinator. 

The royal swept her blonde locks into a neat chiffon bun, revealing pink and orange jewel earrings. 

She appeared in high spirits as she laughed and giggled while meeting guests on the cruise.

The mother-of-three appeared charmed by one young boy, who presented her with a posy of flowers during her visit

The mother-of-three appeared charmed by one young boy, who presented her with a posy of flowers during her visit 

Queen Maxima wore head-to-toe orange for the occasion, and was seen in a bright dress, with a matching fascinator, clutch bag and gloves in a similar shade

Queen Maxima wore head-to-toe orange for the occasion, and was seen in a bright dress, with a matching fascinator, clutch bag and gloves in a similar shade 

Go bold like Queen Maxima in an orange lace dress by Natan

There was certainly no missing Queen Maxima in this stunning orange dress.

We adore the tangerine shade and intricate lace and it certainly makes a change from traditional lace hues!

It's not the first time Queen Maxima has worn this dress by Natan. She first stepped out in it back in 2015 on a state visit to Australia!

Founded by Edouard Vermeulen, Natan specialise in contemporary yet timeless womenswear. It's clearly one of Queen Maxima's favourite brands as she wears it a lot. With pieces as pretty as this, we can see why.

Queen Maxima's dress is no longer available but click right to get to grips with the brand that has her royal seal of approval.

Or why not make your fashion future bright with the orange picks below that are all perfect for giving a nod to Queen Maxima's designer original.

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Even the royals glittering earrings with the bold orange colour, which is often seen as a colour of national pride for the Dutch

Even the royals glittering earrings with the bold orange colour, which is often seen as a colour of national pride for the Dutch  

Queen Maxima and King Willem waved to crowds on the bank as they set sail on a river cruise during their state visit to India

Queen Maxima and King Willem waved to crowds on the bank as they set sail on a river cruise during their state visit to India

The royals appeared to be enjoying the sunshine while taking in the sights from the river cruise along the rustic Kerala backwaters in Alleppey

The royals appeared to be enjoying the sunshine while taking in the sights from the river cruise along the rustic Kerala backwaters in Alleppey

The couple looked to be in good spirits as they waved to crowds on the banks of the river Kerala

The couple looked to be in good spirits as they waved to crowds on the banks of the river Kerala 

Queen Maxima and King Willem are currently on the final day of their five day state visit to India

Queen Maxima and King Willem are currently on the final day of their five day state visit to India

The royals appeared to be charmed by the river cruise, and were seen looking out over the tropical scenery

The royals appeared to be charmed by the river cruise, and were seen looking out over the tropical scenery 

King Willem and Maxima went on to disembark after the short river cruise, and they took a tour of local rice fields

King Willem and Maxima went on to disembark after the short river cruise, and they took a tour of local rice fields 

The mother-of-three daughters - Catharina-Amalia, 14, Alexia, 12, and Ariane, 10 - accessorised with a pair of glamorous sunglasses as she enjoyed the sunny afternoon alongside King Willem.

Queen Maxima is accompanying her husband King Willem-Alexander on his first state visit to India following his ascension to the throne in 2013. 

The couple greeted local children ahead of the cruise, with one young boy offering Maxima a small posy of flowers. 

Having climbed aboard the river boat, they sailed down the river, waving to crowds on the bank and lapping up the sunshine. 

After the river cruise, the couple took in a tour of the local rice fields in the Kerala backwaters around Alleppey

After the river cruise, the couple took in a tour of the local rice fields in the Kerala backwaters around Alleppey

Maxima and Willem appeared fascinated as they took in the final day of their five day state tour of India

Maxima and Willem appeared fascinated as they took in the final day of their five day state tour of India 

Later, they disembarked and took a tour of the local area, taking in a rice field in the so-called "backwaters" around Alleppey.

Yesterday, Maxima was seen in an Indian saree as she arrived at Cochin International Airport. 

The royal wore her hair down and accessorised the saree with emerald jewellery and a green clutch bag. The King had also changed into a different suit with a bright yellow tie. 

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands WOWS as she steps out in bright orange during royal tour of India

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