With Commonwealth events, state visits and the Cheltenham Races, March was busy month of royal hat outings. Based on your comments, there were eight repeated designs that stood out as particularly successful; it is now time to take a closer look at these eight beauties and choose a single favourite to put forward to compete for favourite repeated royal hat of the year.
Please click on each hat to link back to its original feature post with additional information, discussion and photos. Here the eight finalists, shown in the order they appeared:
The Duchess of Cornwalls teal green straw hat with interlooped rings by Philip Treacy worn Mar 10
Duchess of Cornwall’s royal purple felt hat by Philip Treacy with feather spray worn Mar 13
Duchess of Cornwall’s loden green felt hat with leaf and shamrock trim by Philip Treacy worn Mar 15
Crown Princess Mary in a black Susaane Juul hat with felt crown and straw brim on Mar 21