Hat From the Past

Royal Hats to this day in 1941 when Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, and King George VI visited the London & North Eastern Railway’s Doncaster Works in Yorkshire. The Queen’s jaunty hat with upswept brim is the basis for a very familiar hat shape we often see on royal heads today but clearly, one that is not as contemporary as we might think!

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5 thoughts on “Hat From the Past

  1. If I recall, the appearance from the front was more toque-like than sliced, but yes, definitely the fore-runner of the saucer worn on the side!

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