This Week’s Extras

Princess Akiko in a charcoal cloche with wide burgundy hatband on Monday for the National University Rugby final

Nicholas and Alina Medforth-Mills and Princess Tatiana of Greece shared snaps enjoying time outdoors in warm knit winter hats
Buckle up- there’s a long parade of new millinery designs caught my eye this week:

Adore the graphic and colourful hatband on this lemon-lime felt split-crown fedora by US milliner Kristin Silverman
Wonderful hand painted flowers on this pink leather bandeau by Australian milliner Milano Imai
Ivory straw hugger wit black dotted veil studded with feathers by Irish milliner Marie Galvin
Lovely shapes on this blue cloche with leather bands and this felt floral-trimmed bandeau by Italian brand Nadine Millinery
Statement leopard print fedora with asymmetrical brim by British milliner Carrie Jenkinson
Channeling spring with this floral embroidered bandeau from UK brand Emily London
Fantastic texture on this handwoven (not knitted!) wool beret by American milliner Jennifer Hoertz

The prettiest picture hat in layered grey and aqua straw with stacked hatband and lilies by British milliner Kerry Kernan
For our dear gents, a handsome olive Pork Pie hat with lighter green hatband & wind cord by Hornskov København
Dimensional laser printed flowers on the brim of this electric blue Garbo hat by Italian brand Borsalino
Black bound ivory felt cloche with flyaway cutout brim and back twist by Romanian brand Decorina
Deep red velvet bandeau with statement side silk flower and veil by Rachel Trevor Morgan
Ivory felt embroidered fedora with yellow and peacock blue layered hatbands by American milliner Cassie MacGregor
Absolutely wonderful ribbon pleating on these colourful berets by Dutch milliner Wies Mauduit

Palest slate blue wool beret with lace applique, embroidery and dimensional silk flowers by French brand Katoushti
Black and tan woven boater with pearl brooch studded hatband and statement bow by British milliner Felicity Gee
Firey tropical floral trim on this ivory straw saucer hat by French milliner Céline Tastevin
Gold lattice embroidered halo bandeau headpiece trimmed in pearls by British brand Stephanie Elizabeth Millinery
Adore the curving seams on this red wool cloche with leather panels by British milliner Karen Henriksen
Sleek petrol blue felt fedora with side knot and saucy angled brim by American milliner Laura Del Villaggio
From British milliner Yuan Li, an uplifting message in ombre-dyed rainbow straw

Charming photos of King Harald and Queen Sonja (at home like all the rest of us!) released to mark the 30th anniversary of the King’s accession today.

Have you seen Carolina Piteira’s recently completed portrait of Queen Elizabeth? It’s so lovely.

Images from social media as indicated

7 thoughts on “This Week’s Extras

  1. I can always count on the millinery beauty here HQ!
    Just a note on the second linked hat, the pink leather percher. The milliner is My Hat Millinery, of Brisbane, not Milano Imai. Though I am sure Ms Imai would be honoured to be thought a milliner. Her name is there as the host of the site Millinery Marketplace where the hat is featured; it’s an online store popular among Australian racing fashion enthusiasts because a range of Australian millinery can be viewed in one location.

  2. I really love the “Hope” sign of Yuan Li! It is worth looking up the making-of video on her Instagram account, it is so clever and perfectly well made.
    Thank you for featuring my ribbon pleating berets, Hat Queen. Berets, whether perching or floppy, provide a perfect canvas for all kinds of techniques and embellishments as proved in your recent post!

  3. Wonderful photos of the Norwegian Royals and I quite like the portrait of Queen Elizabeth. It’s a great depiction.

    – Great ribbon work on the berets Wies! The patterns are wonderful! How great would Princess Laurentien look in these?
    – Another great beret from Katoushi. The pael slate blue wold look divine on Beatrice Borromeo.
    – I love the black and tan woven boater with statement bow by Felicity Gee. This would chic on Princess Marie.
    – I love the sleek petrol blue felt fedora with side knot by American milliner Laura Del Villaggio. It would look great on Princess Benedikte.
    From British milliner Yuan Li, an uplifting message in ombre-dyed rainbow straw

  4. I am intrigued by the Jennifer Hoertz beret. Yes, the main part is woven, but my knitter’s eye detects knit ribbing in the band, I believe. An intriguing use of roving.

    Wies, your berets are remarkable. I love that ribbon work!

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