New Royal Hats Of 2015: Japan Part 2

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As per your request, here is a review of the remaining new hats we saw worn this year by members of the Imperial Royal Family. As the first post in this series, I have numbered each one and invite you to name which hats are your favourites in the comments as there are simply too many for a poll. Many of these hats were featured in original posts here- click on photos below jump back to these posts with additional information, views and detail on each hat..

While I still do not think any of these hats are in the running for best overall new royal hat of the year, there are some beautiful millinery details, wonderful shapes and unexpected trimmings not to be missed.

Princess Hisako and Princess Tsuguko of Takamado

1.Princess Hisako of Takamado, February 1, 2015 | Royal Hats  2.Princess Hisako, February 27, 2015 | Royal Hats  3.Princess Hisako, April 26, 2015 | Royal Hats  4.2015-06-11 departing for Swedish Royal wedding 1  5.Princess Hisako of Takamado, August 2, 2015 | Royal Hats

6.Princess Hisako, August 5, 2015  7.Princess Hisako, August 12, 2015 | Royal Hats 8.Princess Hisako, September 8, 2015 | Royal Hats  9.Princess Hisako, September 9, 2015 | Royal Hats  10.Princess Hisako, September 12, 2015

11.Princess Hisako, October 26, 2015 | Royal Hats  12.Princess Hisako, November 18, 2015  13.Princess Hisako, December 27, 2015  14.Princess Tsuguko, November 12, 2015 | Royal Hats

Princess Hanako of Hitachi

15.Princess Hanako of Hitachi, January 9, 2015 | Royal Hats  16.Princess Hanako, January 25, 2015 | Royal Hats  17.Princess Hanako, February 26, 2015 | Royal Hats  18.Princess Hanako, March 18, 2015 | Royal Hats

19.Princess Hanako, May 13, 2015 | Royal Hats   20.Princess Hanako, May 19, 2015 | Royal Hats   21.Princess Hanako, September 29, 2015 | Royal Hats

Princess Nobuko of Mikasa

22.Princess Nobuko, January 9, 2015 | Royal Hats  23.Princess Nobuko, January 14, 2015 | Royal Hats  24.Princess Nobuko, March 14, 2015 | Royal Hats  25.Princess Nobuko, May 13, 2015 | Royal Hats  26.Princess Nobuko, June 26, 2016 | Royal Hats

27.Princess Nobuko, August 5, 2015  28.Princess Nobuko, November 5, 2015 | Royal Hats  29.Princess Nobuko, November 10, 2015  30.Princess Nobuko, November 12, 2015 | Royal Hats

Princess Yoko and Akiko of Mikasa (not including these two hats and these two hats)

31.Princess Yoko, October 2, 2015 32.Princess Yoko, October 3, 2015 33.Princess Akiko of Mikasa, January 9, 2015 | Royal Hats 34. Princess Akiko, March 18, 2015 | Royal Hats 35.Princess Akiko, July 20, 2015 | Royal Hats

36.2015-06-03 37.Princess Akiko, August 5, 2015 | Royal Hats 38.Princess Akiko, October 5, 2015 39. Princess Akiko, October 6, 2015 | Royal Hats 40.Princess Akiko, December 2, 2015

Princess Nobuko returned to royal duties this year after an extended absence due to health issues. I’m so pleased to see that she has recovered because her hats have become some of the most interesting among the Imperial royal family. Which hats here stand out most to you?

11 thoughts on “New Royal Hats Of 2015: Japan Part 2

  1. My favorite hat of this group was the hat of Princess Nobuko of Mikasa, photo 30. Out of this group of Imperial ladies, I reckon this Princess has the best hat collection. Runner-up would be the hat at photo 28. I also liked her hats at photos 29, 26, 23 and 24.

    Princess Hisako of Takamado’s purple brimless moulded hat at photo 11 was my third favorite overall hat of this group of Imperial ladies, for its strong shape and color.

    Princess Hisako of Takamado’s hat at photo 5 deserves at least 4th place in this contest.

    Princess Hanako of Hitachi’s best hat and outfit was at photo 20. I would place her 5th overall out of this group.

    Princess Hanako of Hitachi’s unusual cloche at photo 39, deserves an honorable mention. It is quite an unusual shape, plus the color, though rather drab in itself, actually compliments her coloring well, and it is just the hat for her bobbed hairdo. Well chosen Princess Hanako of Hitachi.

  2. Thanks Hat Queen for putting together these polls on Japanese Royal Hats. My favourites for part 2 are 10, 15, 20 and 39

  3. Princess Hisako’s hats aren’t as dramatic as those in theTop 10, but they are lovely. She wears them so well. I especially like 5, 7, 9, 10, and 11.

  4. What a treasure trove of fantastic hats! I vote for No: 28 for the win! Next best is No:30, then 20, then 26, then 39, then 5, then 11, then 35, then 23 then 29.

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