Between state visits, the Cheltenham Festival and several other higher profile events, the month of March brought us numerous royal hats. Based on your comments, thirteen repeated designs stood out as particularly successful and it is now time to take a look at this mix of brimmed and brimless designs to choose your favourite. As with other monthly posts, the winner of this poll will be put forward as a semi-finalist in our year-end contest for for Readers’ Repeated New Royal Hat of 2018.
Queen Máxima’s burgundy velvet calot with tulle net overlay by Fabienne Delvigne worn March 7
Duchess of Cornwall’s cream straw hat with navy crown wrap and upfolded bim by Philip Treacy worn Mar 12
Countess of Wessex’s navy straw hat with cream and gold swirling feathers by Jane Taylor worn Mar 12
Princess Anne’s cream brimmed picture hat with navy feathers, bows and quills worn Mar 12
Queen Mathilde’s stacked felt maple leaf casque hat by Fabienne Delvigne worn Mar 13
Princess Anne’s grey square cloche with black hatband and feather covered brim worn Mar 13
Duchess of Cambridge’s green felt beret percher with flying bow by Gina Foster worn Mar 17