Queen Máxima of the Netherlandso attended the kick-off of a mentoring program for entrepreneurs in Amsterdam. She wore the same taupe ruched straw hat she wore back in May to visit a children’s hospital in Rotterdam. It is a great hat on her although I liked it better paired with the red suit she wore it with last time. I think her tailored and clean-lined Natan suit today would have worked better with a brimmed, classic picture hat.
Designer: Fabienne Delvigne
There has been much debate in the comments of this blog about this shape of hat- is it a turban? Is it a pillbox? I think it’s both, which leads me to propose a solution to this debate.Why don’t we call this new genre of hat, which is two parts pillbox and one part turban, a Pillban? What do you think (of both the hat and the proposed name)?
Update- no need to invent a new hat genre! This hat is actually a toque.
Photos from Getty as indicated