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:
Duchess of Cornwall in a textured natural straw hat with sidesweep upturned brim by Philip Treacy worn Nov 18
Queen Elizabeth’ turquoise felt hat with teal velvet stitched leaves by Angela Kelly/Stella McLaren worn Nov 28
Queen Elizabeth’s dark green felt cloche with knot and quills by Rachel Trevor Morgan worn Dec 22
Duchess of Cambridge’s Lock and Co. forest green saucer with leaf trim around the back worn Dec 25
Queen Elizabeth’s yellow and grey hat with feather pouf by Angela Kelly/Stella McLaren worn Dec 29