Favourite Repeated Royal Hat: November & December 2019

The final two months of last year brought us a number repeated royal hats met with admiration and praise. Twelve designs stood out, based on your comments, covering a myriad of colours and styles that included a sweeping brimmed picture hats, a jaunty saucer, a classic pillbox and a trio of chic fedoras. We’re going to look back at these beauties and choose a final design to move forward in upcoming contest for Favourite Repeated 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 twelve hats you most admired in November and December, shown in the order they were worn:

1.     2.
Queen Elizabeth’s black straw and silk crepe covered crown with button trim by Angela Kelly worn Nov 10
Duchess of Cornwall in a textured natural straw hat with sidesweep upturned brim by Philip Treacy worn Nov 18 

3.     4.

Queen Máxima’s midnight blue felt fedora with ribbon hatband and side bow by Fabienne Delvigne worn Nov 21
Queen Elizabeth’ turquoise felt hat with teal velvet stitched leaves by Angela Kelly/Stella McLaren worn Nov 28
5.     6.
Queen Máxima’s pink bandeau headpiece studded with tiny sequins worn on Nov 29
Countess of Wessex’s blue crepe covered bumper-edged pillbox with veil by Jane Taylor worn Dec 11
7.     8.
Queen Elizabeth’s pale jade straw domed hat with twists and silk flowers by Rachel Trevor Morgan worn Dec 18
Queen Elizabeth’s dark green felt cloche with knot and quills by Rachel Trevor Morgan worn Dec 22
9.   10.
Countess of Wessex’s caramel felt fedora with feather hatband from Hicks & Brown Dec 22 and worn Dec 29
Duchess of Cambridge’s Lock and Co. forest green saucer with leaf trim around the back worn Dec 25
11.   12.
Princess Anne’s purple felt fedora with a twisted bow and curling feathers on the side worn Dec 25
Queen Elizabeth’s yellow and grey hat with feather pouf by Angela Kelly/Stella McLaren worn Dec 29
This poll will remain open until Wednesday, January 22  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!

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