This Week’s Extras

On Tuesday, King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia attended the annual anniversary at the art museum Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde in Stockholm, the queen in an ivory hat with wide ruched hatband and rose on the side.
Yesterday, took part in the annual “Kungsrallyt” for older vintage cars in Borgholm, Öland, the king in a natty fedora at the wheel of his prized 1946 Volvo PV-60. Queen Silvia wore a vintage shaped straw hat with low crown and curving brim trimmed in a ring of silk wild flowers.

King Jigme Khesar in a military beret on Friday for the Attestation Parade of the 77th group of Recruits to the Royal Bhutan Army at the Military Training Centre in Tencholing, Wangduephodrang.

The following new millinery designs caught my eye this week:
Wonderfully unique diamond leather overlay on this wide brimmed hat by Dutch designer Irene van Vugt
Black straw bandeau with wonderfully vibrant and whimsical strawflower trim by British milliner Josephine Willis
Deep orange straw Breton hat with braid leaf trim by Australian milliner Christine Waring
Another absolutely spectacular brim on this ecru straw hat by Russian milliner Lia Gureeva
Curved half hat covered in spotted feathers with feather studded veil by Australian milliner Jill Humphries
Ivory straw bandeau with vibrant green striped binding and bow by Japanese brand Emera Beret
I LOVE seeing something completely new on a hat. The colour block, thread-wrapped brim on this bright pink felt hat by British milliner Viviane Gomis is just that!
Australian milliner Cynthia Jones Bryson’s new collection is full of incredible feather work like this black & white design
Absolutely wonderful colour on this orange button with red feathers by Australian brand Rebecca Couture Millinery
German milliner Ulrike Strelow proving that denim can be chic and so stylish with this brimmed driving cap
Adore all the ombre shades of pink in this sinamay percher with twist trim by Australian milliner Rachel Henry
Grey baroque freshwater pearl encrusted bandeau by British milliner Jane Taylor
Gorgeous crin on this button by Irish milliner Aiofe Harrison and this brim by Dutch milliner Marilène De Zomer
Lovely shape and featherwork in this blue and yellow headpiece by Australian brand With Grace Millinery
Refined grey and pink straw trilby with the most beautiful layered ombre hatband by British milliner Louise Pocock

Sad news from Liechtenstein, announcing the death of Princess Marie at age 81.

Images from social media as indicated 

8 thoughts on “This Week’s Extras

  1. Carl-Gustaf and Silvia make a charming picture at the auto show, although it looks from the one photo that she does not trust his driving! The ivory with the ruched band is very pretty.

    Gorgeous trilby from Louise Peacock!

  2. Hats and vintage cars: I always love seeing Carl Gustaf and Silvia at the Kungsrallyt! Carl Gustaf looks good in his panama fedora, but I’m not sold on Silvia’s platter hat; it’s a little too flat in design and the way it’s sitting on her head to be fully flattering on her IMO (although I get the vintage vibe for sure). But ultimately it’s the Volvo that wins the prize! 😉 My dad was able to show off the 1950 Ford F1 pickup truck he rebuilt himself yesterday at a local car show, although I’m certain he was only wearing a ballcap/trucker cap and T-shirt haha.

    • “Interesting,” indeed! This one should come with a trigger warning. It looks like something out of a horror film!

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