Back in May, a number of foreign visits, summer cruises, garden parties and the inauguration of a new emperor brought us a handful of fantastic new hats. We’re going to look back at eleven designs which, base on your comments, were most admired choose one to be put forward in our countdown to your Favourite New Royal Hat of 2019.
This group of eleven cover a myriad of colours and styles- saucers, perchers, upsweeps, cartwheel brim and a bumper – in materials including silk, wool, felt, parisisal and sinamay. It is now time to take a closer look at each one and choose your top pick.
Princess Hisako’s salmon pink hat with lace and dotted veil worn May 3
Princess Tsuguko’s green silk patterned percher with cascading lilies of the valley worn May 3
Princess Beatrice’s white parasisal button percher with flowers & bows by Jess Collett worn May 18
Princess Alexandra’s teal wide-brimmed hat with burnt feathers worn May 18
Zenouska Mowatt in a red straw Jane Taylor Saucer with layered crin ruffle worn May 18
Lady Amelia Windsor’s cream straw Philip Treacy teardrop percher with knotted flying bow worn May 18
Sarah, Duchess of York’s pink layered disc with pheasant feathers by Jess Collett worn May 18
Duchess of Cambridge’s pink saucer with rose and feather by Juliette Botterill worn May 21
Queen Silvia’s magenta bumper hat with leaf cutouts & feathers by Kirstin Carlefalk worn May 23
Queen Margrethe’s jaunty navy hat with cream brim by Mathilde Thoe Førster worn May 29
Queen Máxima’s deep mulberry straw picture hat with soaring ‘slice’ brim by Fabienne Delvigne worn May 30