This Week’s Extras

On Wednesday, Crown Princess Kiko wore her inky blue wide bandeau for Emperor Naruhito’s scaled-down birthday celebration.

Princess Beatrix in a black sinamay hat with upturned brim today for the 80th anniversary of the World War II battle in the Java Sea.

The following new millinery designs (and sinamay lampshade designs made using millinery techniques!) caught my eye this week (see the comments for more):


Lovely new photos released by the Swedish monarchy for Princess Estelle’s 10th birthday


It’s less than 100 days until the Platinum Jubilee! We’re going to do a 70-day countdown here on Royal Hats (yes, of course it will include hats!) and here’s a sneak peek into the official celebration.

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This Week’s Extras

Yesterday, Zara Tindall attended Cheltenham’s Festival Trial day in Julian Garner’s ‘Voyage’ hat, a black felt blocked beret with iridescent film looped bow. She was joined by her eldest daughter Mia who sported a darling dark bandeau with tan ruffled flower.

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Also yesterday, Crown Princess Kiko wore a black felt brimmed hat with upturned brim and pinstriped ribbon hatband for Team Japan’s scaled down Olympic Union Ceremony.

Princess Victoria Romanovna wore a luxe fur hat while in Moscow this week.

Eye-popping jewels worn by Princess Fadzilah Lubabul of Brunei at her wedding to Abdullah Nabil Mahmoud Al-Hashimi celebrated this week

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

This Week’s Extras

Back on November 8, Crown Princess Kiko wore an ivory pillbox to relay a recorded message for a national convention.
Infanta Elena in her chocolate fedora with striped hatband on November 27 at Madrid Horse week
On November 30, Princess Nobuko wore a pale blue brimmed hat with double bow on the side for an anniversary celebration of the Nara Prefecture Red Cross.

The Duchess of Gloucester in a new navy hat with cuffed black faux fur brim last Sunday at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Princess Hisako wore a charcoal felt hat with pork pie crown and upturned brim with pompom flower and blue silk hatband for a national convention in Okayama today.

The Duke of Cambridge in a smart flat cap for promo shots for his episode of “Time to Walk” which will be released on Monday

The following new millinery designs caught my eye this week:

Burnt orange textured racing cap by American milliner Lisa McFadden
Stunning green silk turban with gold leather feather by Dutch milliner Wies Mauduit
Exquisite black crin headpiece with applique flowers by London-based milliner Rafa Pienador
Two-toned felt fedora with stacked Petersham hatband by British milliner Louise Pocock
Fantastic headpiece of ombre blue silk feathers by Australian milliner Lauren J. Ritchie
Spanish milliner Nina Pawlowsky in a spectacular purple design of her own making, on St. Catherine’s Day
Black straw halo bandeau with applique lace and pearl trim by Irish milliner Ailish McElroy
Bright yellow velour felt cloche with ribbon cockade by Swiss milliner Michaela Temperli
Black trilby with pink ombre stitched hatband by British milliner Stephen Jones
Turquoise and dove grey colour blocked felt hat with slim hatband by German milliner Susanne Scheepers
Pink and ivory sinamay saucer with crin and sparkling bead trim by US brand Suzanne Couture Millinery
Blue straw stylised top hat with rolled brim and twist trim by East Village Hats in NYC
Burgundy felt trilby and fedora with scarlet hatband and gold star by British milliner Jess Collett
Electric blue felt boater with beaded fringe by Russian milliner Lia Gureeva
Leaf green boucle covered pillbox with beautiful autumnal hued silk flowers by Norwegian milliner Mon Strand

 

Congratulations to Flora Vesterberg on her new role with the Victoria & Albert Museum (Tatler)
Princess Aiko has come of age! I love that the tiara work for her presentation was borrowed from her aunt, Sayako Kuroda
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This Week’s Extras

On Tuesday, Princess Mako donned a silk covered bumper hat to report her upcoming marriage to the Imperial Sanctuaries.
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On Friday, Princess Mako was photographed arriving in a sky blue silk jacquard bandeau trimmed with silk roses arriving for a farewell visit with Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako.

On October 12, Infanta Elena was photographed at a bullfight in an ecru straw brimmed hat with pork pie shaped crown and vibrant red striped hatband.
Princess Alessandra of Hanover wore an interesting plum percher from Spanish brand Mimoki on Thursday for the  wedding of Isabel Entrecanales and Edmund Eggins

On Friday, Queen Sonja wore a warm brown felt pillbox hat to open the MUNCH museum in Oslo
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The following new millinery designs caught my eye this week:
Fantastic shape on this freeform gold buntal hat by Dutch milliner Wies Mauduit
Wonderfully unique twisted vintage ribbon on this black boater by British milliner Rebecca Gray
Turquoise and white straw wide brimmed hat with flying bird trim by Australian milliner Chris Mullane
Love the curves on this blush design with crin brim by Spanish milliner Teresa Briz
Fantastic feather bergère made for Season 2 of “The Great” by British milliner Justin Smith
Natural straw braided bandeau with halo of scrollwork flowers by Australian milliner Lisette Margini
Wonderful and vibrant floral headpieces by Israeli milliner Maor Zabar
Interesting brim vents on these colour blocked sinamay designs by Dutch milliner Myra van de Korput
Chartreuse buntal percher with cut feather leaves and red roses by Australian milliner Jill Humphries
British milliner Jenny Beattie having great fun with a Marie Antoinette inspired hat (love the ringlets!)
Gorgeous black cloche with pink velvet hatband and feather pouffe by British milliner Nicky Miller
Harvest gold felt brimmed hat with pork pie crown and cerulean hatband by French milliner Anthony Peto
Beautiful draped shape on this freeform ink blue felt brimmed design by British milliner Stephanie Donegan
Adore the textural folded ribbon adorning this halo bandeau by Australian milliner Louise Macdonald
Unexpected but effective trim on this hat by France-based milliner Sylvia Martinez
Cheeky navy cap with numerical trim (made for an anniversary!) by Japanese milliner Yumiko Kuroiwa
Gorgeous black cloche with pink velvet hatband and feather pouffe by British milliner Nicky Miller
The most charming perched boater with silk flowers by Kenyan milliner Lali Heath

 

Emma Behn and her horse Fetoucha won the Indoor Norwegian Championships today

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This Week’s Extras

Imperial princesses in ivory silk covered hats on Thursday to attend the Autumn Equinox Festival at the Three Palace Sanctuaries.

On September 17, Queen Margrethe visited the Army Officers’ School at Frederiksberg Castle to unveil two new art projects aimed at supporting the dissemination of officers in the Army. She repeated her navy felt hat with rounded crown, gently raised kettle brim and wide silk hatband with tied bow at the side.

The following new millinery designs caught my eye this week:

Wonderful leather designs by Australian milliner Tracy Mackinnon
Headpiece of three outstanding flower poufs by Australian milliner Lauren J. Ritchie
Stunning mocha straw fedora by British milliner Louise Pocock
Statement peach straw top hat with feather flowers by Dutch milliner Josemieke Crebolder
Bandeau headpiece of hand rolled red organza ruffles by British milliner Rachel Trevor Morgan
Simply exquisite pink feather headpiece by Australian milliner Belinda Osbourne
Fuchsia button with deep orange silk tulip trim by British milliner Anne Tomlin
Black percher with crin brim and fantastic feather flowers by Australian milliner Rebecca Share
Scarlet sinamay saucer with burnt feathers by London-based milliner Merve Bayindir
Adore the colourful trim on this bandeau headpiece by Irish milliner Laura Hanlon
Love the asymmetrical brim on this sinamay design with navy bow by British milliner Stephen Jones
Silver sinamay button with mixed satin & sinamay twists by British brand Lomax and Skinner
Wonderful lines and texture on this sage fine straw fedora by Australian milliner Jill Humphries

Wonderful photo of the Luxembourg extended royal family taken before a concert on what would have been the late Grand Duke Jean’s 100th birthday

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