What to say… while it’s been several months since public royal engagements ceased and with them, royal hats for us to admire, we have not chosen our favourite designs from the beginning of this year.
Ten repeated royal hats stood out in January and February- which one was your favourite?
Please click on each caption link to jump to original feature posts with additional views, information and discussion on each hat, shown here in the order they were worn:
Queen Margrethe’s winter white rimmed saucer with fur trim worn January 12
Princess Nobuko’s dark aubergine silk bumper with vented, bead brim worn January 15
Princess Hisako’s apricot silk boater with beaded applique, silk calla lilies and pearls worn Jan 15
Princess Akiko’s pale blue Breton with ostrich feathers and veil worn January 15
Queen Elizabeth’s recycled grey felt hat with assymetrical crown, feathe flowers & sweeping quills worn Jan 19
Empress Masko’s burgundy felt hat with lattice embroidered silk hatband worn January 22
Queen Margrethe’s blue wool sidesweep hat with plaid hatband by Mathilde Thoe Førster worn on February 8
Queen Elizabeth’s mulbery felt Angela Kelly split crown hat with pompoms worn February 19
Queen Elizabeth’s oxblood wool silk crepe and straw hat with cherry blossoms by Angela Kelly worn Feb 25
Princess Anne’s turquoise felt fedora with double hatband and feathers by Amy Morris-Adams worn Feb 29