This Week’s Extras

The Grand Duke and Duchess of Luxembourg were in London this week to watch their youngest son, Prince Sebastien, participate in the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at Buckingham Palace. He is a member of the 1st Batallion Irish Guards and acted as flag-bearer in the ceremony.


Queen Margrethe disembarked the royal yacht Dannebrog in Haderslev Harbor on Thursday (to take up summer residence at Gråsten Castle) in a white straw hat I think is new. I really like its pairing with her pink dress

And better late than never… on May 4, Princess Firyal wore a lovely pink sidesweep disk hat to the Central Park Conservancy’s 34th Annual Frederick Law Olmsted Awards Luncheon in New York

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#fashionalert @4.inspire HM Queen Rania & HRH Princess Firyal Of Jordan in The Same Chloé Pleated Georgette Dress . On 2 May 2016 ,Queen Rania Pictured Wearing It at “Sleep Revolution” brunch, Washington D.C Two Days Later Princess Firyal Pictured Wearing The Same pink Dress At Central Park Conservancy's 34th Annual Frederick Law Olmsted Awards Luncheon, New York, America . ٠ ٠ ٠ الملكة رانيا و الامير فريال ترتديان نفس الفستان من ماركة كلوي، في أمريكا مايو عام ٢٠١٦ . ٠ ٠ #Fashion #QueenRaniaFashion #Royals #PrincessFiryal #QueenRania #Jo #chloe #princessfiryalirsheid #princessfiryalirshaid #PrincessFiryalofJordan

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The following new millinery designs caught my eye this week:

Sleek and elegant boater hat in the loveliest shade of pink from Czech milliner Jolana KLotabova
Grey felt pearl studded cloche hat with fantastic bow from New York based Anya Caliendo
Natural straw boater with raw kettle edge and fab pink, lilac & peach flowers from Australian milliner Belinda Osborne
Great pink straw picture hat with swooping brim, rose, silk twists and feathers from Jane Taylor
Chic cream straw teardrop beret base percher with flying bow from Australian brand Jill and Jack Millinery
Wonderful woven spiral pattern on this casual straw fedora from Dutch ready to wear brand Bronte
Peach straw upswept brim design with luxurious silk hatband and feather trim from UK brand John Boyd
Wonderful looped trim on this bright pink straw beret percher from Guangzhou-based Vivian Blooms

And this very dapper teal fedora with interesting grey button trimmed hatband from Ghanan milliner Velma Owusu Bempah

 Royal Hats

Wonderful new portraits of the Belgian royal family were released this week

King Philippe shared some of his portraits of his late uncle, King, Baudouin, and they are rather impressive

Lovely family snaps shared by the Norwegian monarchy, taken for Crown Prince Haakon’s 45th birthday

We end the week with a sweet snap released from Kensington Palace of charming young prince who celebrates his fifth birthday today.

9 thoughts on “This Week’s Extras

  1. Is pink especially on-trend this season, or is it just a coincidence that many of your new design favorites happen to be this color, HQ? Those loops on the Vivian Blooms percher are indeed wonderful.

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