118 years to this gem of a hat, worn by Queen Alexandra in 1903. It looks to be a pyramid of stacked lace applique orchids. Fantastic, isn’t it?!
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to this day, 101 years ago, that saw Queen Alexandra visit the Handley Page Aeroplane manufacturing facility at Radlett Aerodrome in Hertfordshire to see women at work on planes during WWI. Her hat is an interesting one, with bulbous crown, saddle brim, large Edwardian feather plume and veil pulled low over her face (something Queen Alexandra did in later years to hide the inevitably visible signs of ageing).
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to this day, ninety-five years ago, and the wedding of Princess Mary to Viscount Lascelles which saw a pair of magnificent, feather trimmed toque hats hats worn by the bride’s mother, Queen Mary, and grandmother, Queen Alexandra.