After a quiet start to the year, March saw a vast increase of royal hat outings thanks to a handful of foreign visits, the Cheltenham Festival and several other royal engagements. In fabric, felt and straw covering a rainbow of different colours, there were ten repeated designs worn in March that received loudest praise; it’s these ten hats we bring back today for a second look to choose a favourite to be put forward in our countdown for your Favourite New Royal Hat of 2019.
Please click on each caption link to jump to original feature posts with additional views, information and discussion on each hat. Here are the ten repeated royal hats you most admired in March, shown in the order they were worn:
Queen Elizabeth’s purple felt Angela Kelly design with kettle brim, velvet leaves and flowers worn Mar 11
Queen Margrethe’s blue straw hat with open weave ‘slice’ brim and floral trim worn March 18
Duchess of Cambridge’s black felt Lock & Co. beret with floral and feather trim worn March 19
Queen Mathilde’s chocolate felt calot with felt leaf trim worn March 28
Queen Margrethe’s houndstooth check hat with layered chocolate, blush & burgundy hatband worn Mar 31