Numerous foreign visits and a major royal wedding brought us an unusual number of new hats this fall, many of which were greatly admired. We’re going to look back at these beauties and choose one to be put forward in our countdown to your Favourite New Royal Hat of 2018.
There were 13 new royal hats worn in September and October which, based on your comments stood out as particularly successful. It is now time to take a closer look at the varied designs in this lineup and choose your top pick.
Queen Elizabeth’s cornflower blue hat with black trim and spiky dahlia bloom worn in Scotland Sep 9
Queen Mathilde’s green folded felt calot by Fabienne Delvigne worn in Austria on Oct 1
Countess of Wessex’s navy felt fluted hat with pleated crin trim by Jane Taylor worn Oct 12
Lady Gabriella Windsor’s peacock blue felt sideswept hat with asymmetrical crown by Philip Treacy worn Oct 12
Queen Máxima in a pink patterned bandeau headpiece worn Oct 23 in London
Queen Máxima’s black felt Philip Treacy molded teardrop percher with quill worn Oct 24 in London
Countess of Wessex in a navy textured straw pillbox hat by Jane Taylor worn Oct 24