Favourite Repeated Royal Hat: November & December 2020

During November and December, a number of royal hats making repeat appearances caught our attention. We’re now taking a look back at these cloche, beret, bandeau, bumper and upswept designs to choose a favourite. The winner here will join others in a contest for favourite repeated 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 November and December, shown in the order they were worn:

1.    2.
Queen Elizabeth’s black cloche with diagonal crown wrap, bow and quills by Angela Kelly worn Nov 4, 2020
Duchess of Cornwall’s black beret with green feather by Philip Treacy worn November 5
3.    4.
Princess Kako’s red bandeau with silk floral trim worn November 8
Princess Akiko’s pale yellow bumper hat with crin wrap and flowers at the back worn Nov 8
5.    6.
Princess Nobuko’s periwinkle bandeau with side feather spray worn November 8
The Duchess of Cornwall’s black felt Philip Treacy percher with crin twist and silk rose worn Nov 8
7.   8.
The Countess of Wessex’s navy felt Jane Taylor pillbox with dotted veil worn November 11
The Duchess of Cornwall’s black felt hat with upswept brim by Philip Treacy worn Nov 11
9.   10.
Queen Máxima’s grey felt hat by Fabienne Delvigne with upswept brim worn Nov 25
Princess Beatrix’s forest green bumper hat by Suzanne Moulijn worn December 8
11.  12.
Queen Elizabeth’s red hat by Angela Kelly with teardrop crown and braided hatbands worn Dec 8
The Countess of Wessex’s maroon tall cloche with bow by Philip Treacy worn Dec 10
This poll will remain open until Monday, February 8  at midnight GMT.  As usual for these polls, each computer or mobile device can vote twice per day for as many hats as you wish. Happy voting!

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