This Week’s Extras

In Cape Town today, Queen Mathilde repeated a beige calot trimmed in overlapping crescents, all in abaca fibre. The slightly wobbly and bumpy finish lets the piece down for me.

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On Thursday, Princess Hanako wore a striking variation of a top hat with tall navy crown, upturned cream brim and wide swath of cream net tulle.

On Thursday, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit visited Øvresetertjern for the 20th anniversary of the Norwegian Guide and Scout Association’s annual fundraising campaign. Cozy knitted winter hats were worn.

Lady Margarita Armstrong-Jones was photographed in a fashion editorial for Tatler magazine in a lilac feather covered hat by William Chambers.

The following new millinery designs caught my eye this week (see the comments for more):

14 thoughts on “This Week’s Extras

  1. I am intrigued by some of the more niche pieces here. The witch hat has absolutely beautiful straw (?) work. Sans point, a very attractive hat for many, and certainly appropriate for those celebrating Midsummer.

    The bishop’s mitre has lovely detail. I wonder what ecclesiastical flourishes we might see at the upcoming coronation. I haven’t seen any pieces about how peers may be getting ready either. Any robes and caps from a previous coronation are likely in less than pristine condition, I suspect.

    I could picture Lady Louise in the last hat for Easter.

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