Queen Máxima wore a new pillbox covered in brown feathers last weekend to a meeting in Delft about sustainable energy (Royal House of the Netherlands). I missed this in our January new hat finals so if you like this piece, leave a comment and I’ll include it in our February poll.
Queen Elizabeth wore a hat to church last Sunday that has not been seen out since 2007 (see its last outing here). Princess Anne joined her parents for Sunday service in a floppy velvet and tweed hat we’ve seen before as well. (Daily Mail)
One of milliner Stephen Jones’ sketches has been turned into a lovely limited-edition brooch for Brain Tumour Research and Wear A Hat Day (Stephen Jones)
Holyrood House is set to open a landmark exhibition this spring of more than 150 of Queen Elizabeth’s gowns, dresses, coats and hats (Daily Mail). I dearly hope that one of our Edingburgh readers will visit and share their experience with us!
Happy news from Bhutan’s King and Queen who welcomed a prince yesterday (King Jigme’s Facebook)
Interesting Danish documentary on Queen Margrethe’s art and design (DR.dk)
Interview with Princess Marie on the occasion of her 40th birthday (Crown Chronicles)
The Imeperial couple looking even more adorable than usual on vacation (Imperial Family of Japan blog)