This Week’s Extras

Royal Hats

Princess Beatrice attended the MET Gala Monday night in New York. The layered headbands she wore, combined with this gown, made a stunning look for her.

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A number of you have messaged me about the numerous other headpieces seen at the MET gala on Monday night. British milliner Stephen Jones shared a number of his creations included in the event’s exhibition along with the show stopping beaded brocade mitre hat he created for gala co-chair Rihanna.

Queen Elizabeth enjoying the Windsor Horse Show this week in a pair of lovely Hermes headscarves

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The following new millinery designs caught my eye this week:

Amazing black straw saucer with transparent center from British milliner Sophie Beale
Sunset inspired percher in the prettiest shades of pink and orange from London based Anna Bella Millinery
Warm brown straw angular crowned hat with crin trim from Czech milliner Jolana Kotábová
Pale pink pyramid saucer with tulle waterfall and silk cherry blossoms from British milliner William Chambers
An incredible feathered headpiece handmade by Australian milliner Rebecca Hanley
Pink percher with flying windowpane straw bow from British milliner Sarah Cant
Sleek boater with braided trim from  Australian brand Jill and Jack Millinery
Lovely pale blue hat with wide cartwheel brim from Dublin milliner Ashleigh Myles
Statement pink beret percher with ruffle and flying twist from Turkish born London milliner Merve Bayindir

And finally, stunning handmade flowers and leaves on a green beret percher and a headpiece modeled by none other than the great milliner herself, Rachel Trevor Morgan

 Royal Hats

Interesting lecture “100 Years Later: Quo Vadis Europa?” given by Archduke Imre of Austria at Christendom College in the USA on the life, faith and impact of his great grandparents, the last Emperor and Empress of Austria

Lovely new family photos shared by the Belgian king and queen.

Prince Laurent, Princess Claire and their children photographed at a Belgian Special Olympics event

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visited France and Greece this week. These photos from their final day in Greece yesterday suggest that an enjoyable time was had by all!

5 thoughts on “This Week’s Extras

  1. Her Majesty wears pants, called trousers in the U.K., when she goes riding at Windsor. And I agree that her collection of designer scarves are fabulous and beautiful works of art!

    • Thanks Maja for the wonderful slideshow of Princess Alexandra. You can really see all sides of her lovely cream hat with net trim and I didn’t realize that this hat has a “poof” on the back right side which makes it more interesting. Her outfit was lovely, too.

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