Hats From the Past

Royal Hats to this day in 1987 when Prince William visited a Windsor police station. Adorable!

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Hat From the Past

Royal Hats to this day in 1982 when Queen Beatrix wore a black velvet tam on a visit to Peterborough during her and Prince Claus’ state visit to the United Kingdom.

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Hat From the Past

Royal Hats54 years to November 1967 and a visit to Malta that saw Queen Elizabeth in a fascinating hat. From side view, it doesn’t seem particularly noteworthy but but that changes once viewed from the front. It’s white cap… with a hat on top?

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Do any of you remember seeing this unique hat before?

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Hat From the Past

Royal Hats56 years back to October 28, 1965 when Princess Hanako wore a marvelous, textured pillbox for a visit to St. Thomas’s Hospital during a trip to London with Prince Hitachi

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Hats From the Past

Royal Hats  to October 27, 1980  when Queen Elizabeth arrived in Casablanca for a visit to Morocco in this woven pink pillbox with back bow and dotted green veil overlay, made by Simone Mirman.

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Interestingly, a different version of this ensemble’s dress (notice the higher collar below, right) was worn a year earlier in Kuwait in 1979 with a different hat, made of the same printed silk.

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