Best New Royal Hat: September 2016

Royal HatsAs we catch up determining our favourite royal hats worn this year, we’re going to jump back again to September to choose our favourite new design. There were six millinery designs that stood out to you in particular, based on your comments, and it is these six designs that we place side by side in comparison now.

Click on each picture below to jump back to original posts with additional photos and information on each hat. Here are your six finalists for September, in the order they were worn:


1.Queen Silvia, September 9, 2016 | Royal Hats   2.Princess Sofia, September 9, 2016 | Royal Hats  3.Princess Hanako, September 8, 2016 | Royal Hats

Queen Silvia’s purple flower covered calot worn for her grandson’s christening on September 9
The pearl headpiece worn by Princess Sofia on Sep 9 for Prince Alexander’s christening
Princess Hanako’s pale pink hat with square crown and lace brim worn September 8

4.Princess Sofia, Sep 13, 2016 | Royal Hats  5.Princess Laurentien, Sep 20, 2016 in Eudia | Royal Hats  6.2016-09-24-arrival-in-canada

Princess Sofia’s white camellia headpiece worn for the Opening of Parliament Sep 13
Princess Laurentien’s gun metal grey percher hat with crin trim by Eudia worn Sep 20 for Prinsjesdag 
Duchess of Cambridge’s blue felt percher Lock & Co. design with  maple leaf trim worn in Canada on Sep 24

Voting will remain open until Sunday, November 27 at midnight GMT and each computer or mobile device can vote once every 12 hours for as many hats as you wish. For added suspense, results will not be visible until the poll closes. Happy voting!

Photos from Olle Sporrong via IBL; Anders Wiklund/TT; FNN News; Stella Pictures; Mark Cuthbert and Karwai Tang via Getty

3 thoughts on “Best New Royal Hat: September 2016

  1. Yeah, I think the options were somewhat limited by all the non-hats at the Swedish. Baptism. I love Kate though and I also like Laurentian. Queen Silvia looks lovely but all the hat feels a bit too much like one of Queen Elizabeth’s hats from the 60s (though with a better shape) for my taste.

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