King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands kicked off the second leg of their Asian tour today with an official welcome to South Korea. Queen Máxima topped her Matthijs van Bergen designed frock with a matching folded calot hat, made in the same sand coloured silk linen as her dress. From a distance, the hat looked to be a lovely compliment, allowing the subtle graphic print on the dress bodice to shine.
From a closer view, however, the hat fell flat (quite literally) – its folded construction again took on the appearance of a wrapped head bandage. I suspect this headpiece was meant to be modern, light, airy and a little edgy (to compliment the edginess of the dress) and while it delivered on these accounts, I don’t find it to be particularly pretty when viewed up close. What do you think?
Designer: unknown. It is not a design by Fabienne Delvigne