On Thursday, Sayako Kuroda (Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko’s daughter) was photographed at the Ise Jingu Grand Shrine in a white pillbox hat. The former Imperial princess became Chief Priestess of the Shrine in June.
Queen Elizabeth repeated her white straw hat with tweed and feather trim for church last Sunday while the Duchess of Cornwall repeated her taupe straw beret.
Queen Margrethe repeated her textured red hat last Sunday at Maribo Cathedral.
Princess Alexandra visited HMS Warrior 1860 this week in her dove grey hat
Prinsjesdag, the annual Dutch opening of Parliament is scheduled for Tuesday next week. For a visual reminder of all the hats Queen Máxima has worn to this event in the past, jump over to this retrospective post.
After being seduced by felt fall/winter hats last week, my eye was drawn this week to these more summery designs thanks to racing season which is in full swing in Australia! Here’s what caught my attention:
Multi hued blue cocktail hat and grey design with twisted brim from Dutch milliner Myra van de Korput
Beautiful white and grey picture hat (see stunning side view here) from Annáy Millinery London
White straw slice with green hydrangea trim from Brisbane based Marilyn Van den Berg Millinery
Beautiful detail and texture on this pale grey design from New Zealand milliner Claire Hahn
Lace covered vertial straw disc hat with leather twist from Irish brand Montgomery Milinery
Black and white houndstooth straw button percher with sequins and feathers by Chris Mullane Millinery
Elegant silver straw boater with pearls and black & white button percher from Myra van de Korput
Black and red straw halo hat with red flowers from Aussie Brand Neigh Millinery
And from Country Peonies Millinery in Queensland, this whimsical pink percher with leather floral trim.It’s such a fun and happy hat!
Interested to buy a royal palace? There’s one for sale in Sweden
New portrait of Prince Daniel released this week by the Swedish royal court on the occasion of his 44th birthday.
Clarence House shared this sweet photo yesterday in celebration of Prince Harry’s 33rd birthday.
Photos from Asahi and social media as indicated