Favourite Repeated Royal Hat: June 2018

While we royal hat fans focus on Ascot each June, the rest of this month has no shortage of royal hat wearing opportunities. This year was no different and between the Epsom Races, Trooping the Colour, garden parties, state visits and a busy schedule of regular engagements, we saw lots of wonderful hats.

Looking at the repeated hats, there were twelve designs that, based on your comments, stood out as particularly admired designs. We’re now going to closer look at these beauties and choose one (or maybe two?) hats to move forward in our year-long quest to find Readers’ Favourite Repeated Royal Hat of 2018.

Please click on each photo or caption to link back to original feature posts with additional views, information and discussion on each hat. Here are your twelve most admired repeated royal hats worn in June, shown in the order they appeared:
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Queen Elizabeth’s lavender straw Rachel Trevor Morgan hat with silk peonies worn June 2
Princess Anne’s almond straw sidesweep with cream feathers & curling quills worn June 7
Queen Elizabeth’s mulberry straw Rachel Trevor Morgan sidesweep with flowers worn June 8
4.  5.
Queen Elizabeth’s sky blue Angela Kelly hat with beaded flower & feather posy worn June 9
 Duchess of Cornwall’s blue straw Philip Treacy picture hat with flying bow tails worn June 9
6.  7.  8.  
Countess of Wessex’s Jane Taylor lace beret percher with feathers & roses worn June 9
Princess Alexandra’s grey straw hat with bows and veil brim overlay worn June 9
Duchess of Cornwall’s white straw asymmetrical Philip Treacy hat with navy hatband worn June 18
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Countess of Wessex’s oyster straw Jane Taylor picture hat with feathers worn June 18
Queen Elizabeth’s peach straw Rachel Trevor Morgan sidesweep with flowers & bows worn June 24

11. 12.
Queen Mathilde’s red silk abaca Fabienne Delvigne percher with feather worn June 27
Queen Máxima’s grey straw Fabienne Delvigne picture hat with giant leaves worn June 28
This poll will remain open until next Sunday, August 19, at midnight GMT. As in the past, each computer or mobile device can vote twice per day for as many hats as you wish. Happy voting!

One thought on “Favourite Repeated Royal Hat: June 2018

  1. What a wonderful selection of lovely hats to pick from. I think my favorite is HM mulberry hat by Rachel Trevor Morgan with the Countess of Wessex’s oyster Jane Taylor coming in a close second. I believe that a hat just “finishes the look” of an outfit and these repeats are well deserving of our attention. I wish I had Queen Maxima’s Fabienne Delvigne’s hat in MY millinery closet; it’s just beautiful and compliments her ensemble.

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