Despite a near global shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we still managed to see a number of new royal hats make their debuts during the months of March, April, May and June. We’ll now take a second look at these six bandeau, saucer, beret percher, pillbox and fedora designs to choose one to move forward in upcoming contest for Favourite New Royal Hat of 2020.
Please click on each caption link to jump to original feature posts with additional views, information and discussion on each hat. Here are the hats you most admired in March, April, May, shown in the order they were worn:
Duchess of Cambridge’s black velvet bandeau worn March 3 in Ireland
Duchess of Cambridge’s red felt saucer with flowers and oxblood bow by Sally Ann Provan worn March 10
Duchess of Sussex’s green teardrop beret with net veil wrap and large bow by William Chambers worn March 10
Countess of Wessex’s navy felt domed pillbox with dotted net veil by Jane Taylor worn March 10
Queen Máxima’s textured tan fabric covered bandeau headpiece worn March 12 in Indonesia
Queen Máxima’s black felt fedora with relaxed brim and ribbon hatband by Fabienne Delvigne worn May 4