This Week’s Extras

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako attended the Autumn Equinox Festival at the Three Palace Sanctuaries on Tuesday
Princess Elisabeth completed the first 4 weeks of training in a year-long military course, earning a Blue Beret along with 180 other students. Her parents attended the ceremony yesterday, her father awarding the beret and her mother making a statement of solidarity in a repeated Elvis Pompilio royal blue calot with feather trim (see photos from its last outing here)

The following new millinery designs caught my eye this week:
Chic and sleek red felt hat with silk piping hatband by US brand Suzanne Couture Millinery
Navy Harris tweed covered beret percher with leather sash and statement flower by British milliner Karen Geraghty
Stunning cream straw sidesweep with silk hatband bow and orchids by London-based milliner Joaquina Pereira
Purple felt halo bandeau with diamanté-studded veil overlay by Scottish milliner Maggie Mowbray
Shaped plastic hat with individually formed flower brim by Australian brand Victoria Jane Millinery
The most wonderful texture on this vibrant green hat with overlapping bow trim by British milliner Edwina Ibbotsen
Lilac straw trilby with crin knotted hatband and purple net veil by Czech milliner Jolana Kotabova
Blue ombre  draped Paris cloth ring headpiece by Australian brand Natalie Jane Millinery
Rose pink felt cloche with lavish feather and floral trim by British milliner Lynn Leach
Vintage silk velvet casque headpieces in autumn hues with beautiful top stitching by British milliner Dillon Wallwork
Adore this punchy mulberry and turquoise colour blocked felt boater by London-based Maria Monica Millinery
Exquisite sense of movement on this coral feather covered teardrop percher by Australian milliner Jill Humphries

The Danish monarchy released a regal new portrait of Queen Margrethe (love her in this shade of blue!)
Princess Charlene looked fantastic in a sparkling Jenny Packham gown for the Monte Carlo Gala for Planetary Health on Thursday
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Princess Beatrice was at Windsor Castle this week to see the display of her wedding gown, which is now open to the public (on a side note, she also stepped out this week in the most fantastic Cynthia Rowley embroidered dress)
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Very happy news from Princess Eugenie and her husband, Jack
Sir David Attenborough dropped in on the Cambridges for an outdoor screening of his new movie. He brought Prince George a fossilised tooth of a giant shark, personally excavated during a family holiday in Malta in the late 1960s

Photos from social media as indicated

10 thoughts on “This Week’s Extras

  1. Such a busy Royal week! I love it!

    Great photos of the Imperial Royals.
    Congratulations to Princess Elisabeth.
    Queen Margrethe looks lovely.
    Princess Charlene looks incredible. Very chic dress and styling!
    So wonderful to see the close up details of Princess Beatrice’s dress.
    Very, very excited for the Brookbanks! Congratulations to them both.

    – I would love to see the Countess of Wessex in the cream straw sidesweep with silk hatband bow and orchids by Joaquina Pereira
    – Such a fabulous green on the Edwina Ibbotsen hat with overlapping bow trim. I hope to see it on Princess Haya.

    A wonderful interview this week with Queen Maxima, UN Special Envoy for Inclusive Finance for Development. We tend to forget she used to be an Economist before becoming Queen. I am so impressed with her accomplishments! Very classy, intelligent woman!

    11 min video interview
    3 min video interview

      • I have to confess that I am awake on weekends at 3am to study economics for my MBA. I have promised myself that when I eventually graduate, I will buy a hat in Edinburgh. So, Queen Maxima is someone who I look up to because she’s intelligent, can do economics, she bakes, and wears fabulous hats! She is amazing!

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