While you’re already casting votes for your favourite repeated royal hat worn over the summer, we turn our attention now to the new hats worn during the same time period. Over July and August, eight new royal hats stood out in our related conversations and it is these eight designs we return to now with the task of choosing one to be put forward in our countdown to your favourite new royal hat of the year.
Queen Mathilde’s coral straw layered leaf-shaped hat by Fabienne Delvigne worn July 21
Princess Hisako’s blue hat with flat crown and cartwheel brim with multicoloured straw leaves worn August 4
Princess Beatrice’s black leather halo bandeau with feathers by Justine Bradley-Hill worn August 31
Crown Princess Victoria’s headpiece of folded lilac ribbon flowers by Örjan Jackobsson worn August 31