Queen Elizabeth wrapped up her annual week in Scotland yesterday with a visit to the Edinburgh Climate Change Institute at the University of Edinburgh.
For this event, she wore her third new hat of the week. Another one of Angela Kelly’s teardrop shaped crown designs, this piece in deep teal has a downturned brim bound with wide binding. The hat is finished with a trio of rolled teal straw lilies studded with black and white cut feathers.
I’m not as keen on this hat as the other new ones we’ve seen this week. The colour is lovely and the black and white feathers provide wonderful contrast (my guess is they link with this ensemble’s dress, which we didn’t get a peek of today). It’s the teardrop crown that doesn’t work for me- while I appreciate the creativity of the shape, its lines make this one appear awkwardly wobbly.
Designer: Angela Kelly. Made by Stella McLaren
Previously Worn: this hat is new