Favourite New Royal Hat: September & October 2019

Happy New Year! We’re ushering in 2020 today with a look back at hats worn last year. During September and October 2019, we saw a number of new royal hats at openings of parliament and the Imperial enthronement, among other events, which, based on your comments, truly impressed. We’re going to look back at these thirteen admirable designs and choose one to be put forward in our countdown to 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 thirteen  hats you most admired last September and October, shown in the order they were worn:

1.    2.
Autumn Phillips’ green felt beret percher with flying bow and leaves by Sally Ann Provan worn Sep 9
Princess Sofia’s burgundy velvet bandeau and bow by Matthias Lavesson worn Sep 10
3.    4.
Queen Máxima’s claret felt rounded beret with double rolled bow by Philip Treacy worn Sep 17
Princess Laurentien’s pink straw teardrop percher with feather hibiscus flowers by Eudia worn Sep 17
5.     6.
Princess Mary’s navy felt waved, sidesweep saucer with flying bow and silk rose by Jane Taylor worn Sep 28
Princess Benedikte’s dark green bumper hat with navy straw waved leaf trim worn Oct 1
7.    8.
Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie’s orchid purple button percher with multicoloured shibori silk pleated pinwheel studded in crystals by Sylvia Martinez worn Oct 16
Queen Mathilde’s ochre ruched silk toque with applique flowers and leaves by Fabienne Delvigne worn Oct 16
9.  10.
Queen Mathilde’s turquoise felt calot hat with overlapping flat bows by Fabienne Delvigne worn Oct 17
Princess Mary’s mulberry straw Jane Taylor saucer with pupley-grey silk flowers worn Oct  22
13.  12.  13.
Queen Mathilde’s petal pink silk covered pillbox worn Oct  22
Crown Princess Victoria’s purple straw saucer with silk flowers & twists by Philip Treacy worn Oct 22
Princess Hisako’s peach silk boater hat with silk leaves and ruffled crin brim overlay worn Oct 25
This poll will remain open until next Tuesday, January 7  at midnight GMT.   As usual for these polls, each computer or mobile device can vote twice per day for as many hats as you wish. Happy voting!

8 thoughts on “Favourite New Royal Hat: September & October 2019

  1. How lovely to greet 2020 with a look back at these. It’s an especially strong line-up with the enthronement looks.

    Best wishes for the new year, everyone!

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