Queen Maxima of the Netherlands looked stylish in an all-red ensemble as she was photographed in Atlanta, Georgia.

The 53-year-old royal and her husband King Willem-Alexander are currently on a four-day trip to America, arriving in the country yesterday.

During the working visit, the royal couple will follow their appearance in Atlanta with trips to Savannah, Albany and New York City.

Arriving in Georgia on Monday, Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander were received in the State Capitol by the state's governor Brian Kemp, with whom they spoke about economic cooperation between the Netherlands and Georgia.

They also visited the Martin Luther King Center, where they laid a wreath on the grave of Dr King and his wife Mrs Coretta Scott King.

Mother-of-three Maxima wore an eye-catching ensemble for the day's outing, wearing an all-red outfit, including a knee length fitted dress with a cape.

She paired the frock with a pair of suede heeled pumps in the same hue, as well as coordinating accessories including gloves, a clutch bag, and fascinator.

Her jewellery included her diamond, opal and ruby flower brooch, which was created at the end of the 19th century by jeweller Eduard Schürmann & Co in Frankfurt, after being commissioned by Queen Emma.

Maxima's blonde locks were styled into a classic up do, showing off her earrings that featured a round-shaped centre diamond surrounded by smaller stones.

Meanwhile, she kept her make-up simple, opting for a natural matt base, with peach blush, a pink lip, and brown smokey eye. 

Her husband was equally dapper, opting for a two-piece navy suit, with a single-breasted blazer, white shirt, and pale blue tie. 

After visiting the King Center, which opened in 1968, and promotes Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s methods and philosophy of non-violence, the couple went to the adjacent Ebenezer Baptist Church, where Dr. King preached.

There, they met with representatives of the church community and attended a seminar with young people led by Rev. Bronson Woods.

Among their other engagements on Monday, the King and Queen also took a walk through the BeltLine accompanied by Atlanta’s Mayor, Andre Dickens.

The Atlanta BeltLine is 'a network of public parks and multi-use trail and transit infrastructure, built on the site of a 35-kilometre former railroad corridor', according to the Netherlands Royal Family website.

They received a briefing on the themes of a healthy living climate and affordable housing, and discussed opportunities for partnerships with the Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima also visited Patchwerk Recording Studios. Hip hop is a major cultural and economic force in Atlanta, and this famous studio has been used by artists such as OutKast, 2Pac, Beyoncé and Madonna who have all recorded albums there. 

Their afternoon was equally action-packed, with a guided tour of automated cold-storage warehouse NewCold and a trip to the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

There, they met with researchers and scientists to discuss health issues relating to the changing climate.

During the evening, Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander went to Atlanta’s High Museum of Art, where they were given a tour of the exhibition ‘Dutch Art in a Global Age’.

The exhibition features over 100 paintings, prints, maps and decorative art objects from the 17th century and first half of the 18th century, by key Dutch artists from the period including Rembrandt, Jacob van Ruisdael and Frans Hals.

'The works on display are considered in the context of global exchange and colonialism,' says the Netherlands Royal Family website.

Their final appointment of the day was a reception at the museum, where King Willem-Alexander gave a speech.

Here, the royal couple met American companies that have operations in the Netherlands, as well as key local partners.

For the evening engagement, Maxima changed into a different outfit, opting for another single-toned ensemble.

She paired a champagne-toned long-sleeved blouse with a matching-coloured skirt, and accessorised with coordinating heeled pumps and clutch bag.

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