Members of the Danish royal family attended their country’s annual opening of Parliament yesterday in Copenhagen. Queen Margrethe wore an unexpectedly quick repeat of the purple felt hat we saw her wear over the weekend. There’s not much to add to my last comments- great colour, interesting brim shape and lovely proportions. The bow is not my favourite trim option for this hat but it works.
Crown Princess Mary repeated the pink brimless hat we first saw her wear in Latvia late last year.
Photos from this outing show the hat is not a pillbox as it first appears (and continues to appear, from front and side views!) but follows a calot shape with indented center that forms a thick, raised cuff around the design. While I don’t adore the shape, it certainly gives the hat more presence and statement than a traditional pillbox shape would have, and for that reason, I like it more than I did on its first outing. Pink can be tricky in royal wardrobes (easily too bright or too twee) but this dusky hue works really well on Mary and the overall look is polished and sleek.
Designer: Susanne Yuul. Coat by Claes Iversen.
Previously Worn: Dec 6, 2018
Princess Benedikte topped her hunter green wool with coordinating felt hat with high bumper sides and domed crown trimmed with two dark green straw leaves that artfully wave from one side across the back of the design.
I can’t remember seeing Benedikte in a hat this colour and the departure is a good one, particularly with the addition of her patterned silk dress to give the ensemble some lift.
What do you think of this trio of hats yesterday in Copenhagen?
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På slaget 12.00 begyndte et nyt folketingsår i dag i Folketingssalen på Christiansborg Slot, og traditionen tro overværede Hendes Majestæt Dronningen og Deres Kongelige Højheder Kronprinsen, Kronprinsessen og Prinsesse Benedikte tingets første møde. Ifølge Grundloven skal Folketinget åbne den første tirsdag i oktober, og ved åbningen er det første punkt på dagsordenen altid at vælge formand og næstformænd for Folketinget. Efterfølgende holdt statsministeren sin åbningstale, der sluttede med, at forsamlingen og gæsterne udråbte et trefoldigt leve for Danmark. 📸 Kongehuset ©
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