This Week’s Extras

Royal Hats

Crown Princess Masako donned a grey pork pie hat back on November 1 in Myagi at a ceremony to commemorate victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake. On Monday, she attended a tea party at the Imperial Palace in a white hat with silk jacquard printed hatband.

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On Tuesday, Princess Kiko attended an event celebrating the 130th anniversary of the establishment of Akita Branch of Japanese Red Cross Society. The lattice embroidery on her navy silk brimless hat matched the collar of her suit.

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Prince Harry in military dress on Thursday to open the 89th Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey and meet with some of the 2,000 veterans in attendance.

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Dramatic red rose headpiece on Flora Ogilvy for a Dolce and Gabbana show

Crown Princess Mary and Princess Isabella in cosy hats for the Hubertus Hunt last Sunday

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New designs that stood out to me this week:

Striking camel fedora with appliqué flower covered crown from UK based Layla Leigh Millinery
Statement boater with feather and crin trim
from Australian brand Peacock Millinery
Wide brimmed, flat crowned maroon felt hat with fuchsia hatband from Texan milliner Milli Starr
Wonderful purple leather floral headpiece from Hayley Bonomi of Polly and Peaches in Queensland
Lovely use of printed felt on this smart cloche variation from California based Jill Courtemanche Millinery
Very pretty pink picture hat with exquisite grey straw lily trim from Australian brand Emma Michelle Millinery

And these structural wonders in graphic black and white from Australia milliner Catherine Ellen of The Essential Hat


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Head of the Russian Imperial House, Grand Duchess Maria, made a statement on the centennial of the Russian Revolution

Lovely shot of Queen Mathilde at the Taj Mahal on Monday, taken by King Philippe

Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques attended their first formal dinner this week. Princess Charlene also shared a fun snap of the young prince piloting his first Maritime Police Boat.

Wonderful photographs shared by Prince Nikolaos here and here and another beautiful landscape shot shared by James Ogilvy here

How elegant Queen Elizabeth looked this evening, arriving at Royal Albert Hall for the annual Festival of Remembrance.

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And finally, some wonderful images of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall taken on various stops of their southeast Asian tour earlier this week

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 Photos from Getty and social media as indicated; The Asahi Shimbun and The Ashi Shimbun via Getty; Sankei

5 thoughts on “This Week’s Extras

  1. Some royals were looking very good this week – love Harry in his uniform; Flora Ogilvy looks gorgeous; Charlene looks impeccable (as she so often does these days); Camilla dresses more appropriately than anyone for an Asian tour (I feel sorry for Charles having to wear his tie, although his tropical suit does look great); and the royal ladies at the remembrance festival concert did their country proud with their elegant style, every last one of them.
    The new hats are fabulous as expected. This is only the second time I can recall seeing a hat in the weekly selection which I don’t like – the Jill Courtemanche cloche. The hatband colour could be better, and I wish the brim stitching wasn’t visible

  2. That is such a beautiful picture of Queen Mathilde! The little Prince and Princess of Monaco look so adorable! The camel fedora with applique and the printed felt hat were amazingly beautiful. One of my favorite color combinations is pink and grey, so I loved the last hat that caught your eye this week HQ. Thank you. HM looked amazing. The contrast of the velvet really was perfect for her. What a lady! I am so glad Prince Phillip accompanied her tonight.

  3. And yes, for anyone who was wondering, that IS a Tardis. (Or at least a replica of one.)
    “Prince Charles, Prince of Wales walks through a door in the style of Dr Who’s Tardis during his visit to Worq Co-working space for Young Entrepreneurs, on November 3, 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia”

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