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Stately style! Queen Mathilde of Belgium puts on a glamorous display in a floral printed coat as she joins husband King Philippe for traditional tea ceremony in South Korea
- Queen Mathilde, 46, enjoyed a tea ceremony with husband King Philippe, 58,
- The couple also visited the Kora Furniture Museum during their visit on Monday
- Queen Mathilde looked sensational in her Spring attire with floral coat
- The royal couple are enjoying a four-day whistle-stop tour of South Korea
Queen Mathilde of Belgium showcased her spring wardrobe as she joined husband King Philippe for a visit to South Korea today.
During a busy day of engagements, Belgium’s royal couple visited Seoul’s Korea Furniture Museum, and took part in a tea traditional ceremony.
The duo – who have children Princess Elisabeth, 17, Prince Emmanuel, 13, Prince Gabriel, 15, and Princess Eleonore, 10 – sat at a table, decorated with stunning canary-yellow flowers, as they sipped on cups of tea.
They were joined by fellow guests as they kicked off their four-day visit by sipping on a pot of tea in a tradition dating back to the seventh century.
Queen Mathilde, 46, and King Philippe, 58, strolled along hand in hand as they visited the Korea Furniture Museum earlier today after landing in Seoul
The Belgian royals sipped on a cup of tea as part of a tea ceremony during their visit in South Korea today
The couple threw themselves into the traditions during the visit to the museum today as they ditched their footwear and sat on cushions on their outing
Earlier in the day the husband and wife ditched their footwear to sit on the floor at the museum.
The pair were pictured sitting on cushions at the tourist site, before they ventured outside into the courtyard for a picture.
The couple beamed with joy as they made their way to the compound in Seongbuk. The pair were seen strolling into the venue hand in hand.
The Belgian royals put on a colourful display for the outing, as Mathilde stunned in a floral printed coat, with pastel hues.
Mathilde stunned in her botanical-printed coat designed in pastel shades, which she layered over a cream dress
Mathilde paid attention to detail as she colour coordinated her accessories with her coat. The royal opted for a duck egg blue clutch bag for her outing to match the pastel shades on her printed jacket
After a 10 hour flight the couple made their first set of public appearances and visited the Kora Furniture Museum and tea ceremony in the Gung-chae
The couple ditched their shoes and sat on a plinth as they observed the artwork behind them. The couple were all smiles during their visit, with Mathilde beaming with joy as she sat beside her husband
Mathilde’s ornate design was worn over a nude coloured ensemble, which onlookers were able to steal a glimpse of as the draped neckline was visible through the v-neck cut of the jacket.
The queen consort paid attention to detail as she colour coordinated her accessories with the pastel shades on her jacket.
She clasped onto a pale blue clutch bag, and adorned a matching pair of cream patent heels.
While her spouse sported a black two piece suit, crisp white shirt, while his candy pink patterned tie brought a pop of colour to his outfit.
Mathilde and Philippe were joined at the table, which was ornately decorated with yellow flowers, by other guests as they sipped on tea
Mathilde and Philippe were all smiles as they took part in the tea ceremony earlier today, with Mathilde unable to take her eyes off the task at hand
The couple exchanged a secretive few words with one another as they sat at the table and sipped on their beverage during the ceremony
Mathilde and Philippe explored the museum and observed the various displays, which included clothing, and footwear, as well as a mannequin wearing a royal blue patterned dress, during their visit
The couple posed for a picture outside the museum on the first day of their four-leg trip to South Korea, which will come to an end on Thursday
The couple put their shoes back on and posed for a picture in the courtyard together. Philippe braced for the cold wore a black pea coat over his two piece suit
The Belgian royals met with a string of faces on the first day of their visit, and will continue to meet with more significant figures as their tour continues
Mathilde kept her make-up natural looking, with a touch of blusher and a nude/pink lipstick, while her hair was styled in her signature blow dry
Mathilde’s neutral dress was concealer under her printed coat, which fell to just above her knee
Their first day has already proved to be a busy one as the pair touched down in Seoul, before they were escorted to their accomodation.
Following their arrival the pair received their second ceremonial welcome at the Grand Hyatt Seoul, before they made their way to the museum.
Philippe and Mathilde are enjoying fleeting visit to South Korea this week, which is set to last just four days, and will fly back to Belgium on Thursday 28 March.
During their trip the couple are set to have a busy schedule, with a string of meetings and ceremonies booked in.
They will meet with the President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jaw-in, before Philippe received an honorary citizenship at the City hall in another official ceremony.
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Queen Mathilde of Belgium at tea ceremony in South Korea