Ascot 2022 Day 2: Kent Family

Princess Alexandra was included in today’s carriage procession at Royal Ascot. She repeated a hat in pale wheat hued sinamay, the brimmed design is overlaid in windowpane sinamay that gives a subtle lattice pattern to the piece. It is trimmed with a layered hatband, vibrant green sinamay flower and bows in the two colours. The green flower and bows is a new addition today.

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Designer: Rachel Trevor Morgan
Previously Worn:   Sep 24, 2019July 19, 2019; Jul 12, 2019;  Jun 26, 2019; May 19, 2019

Princess Alexandra’s granddaughter, Flora Vesterberg, wore an ivory button percher trimmed with a silk rose and swath of ivory net veil. Her husband, Timothy Versterberg, wore a black top hat.

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Designer: Rachel Trevor Morgan. Dress by Philippa Lepley
Previously Worn:  This hat is new

Zenouska Mowatt wore a pale slate silvery blue hand dyed parasisal straw beret percher with flying bow trim.

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Designer: “Dolly” by Laura Cathcart. Dress by Luisa Beccaria.
Previously Worn:  This hat is new

What do you think of this quartet of hats?

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This Week’s Extras

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako attended a memorial service yesterday marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. The Empress repeated a streamlined grey bumper hat.
Flora Ogilvy and her fiance Timothy Versterberg in charming sun hats on vacation in Greece
The following new millinery designs caught my eye this week:
Pale pink sauce with lattice crown detail and floral trim by British milliner Lucy Bowler
Chic brimmed straw hat in warm shades of wheat and tan by Dutch milliner Myra van de Korput
Classic and charming blue chambray newsboy cap by Italian brand Borsaolino
Shallow palest grey straw pillbox with orbiting butterflies by British milliner Carrie Jenkinson
Interesting take on a black and natural look in this straw sun hat by Scottish milliner Sally Ann Provan
Green straw halo headpiece with silk flower and butterflies by British milliner Bundle MacLaren

Adore the printed silk hatband on this ivory parabuntal straw trilby by British brand John Boyd Hats 
Black straw disc with lace and red feathers
by French milliner Sylvia Martinez
White and navy paglina straw crushable fedoras by American milliner Jill Courtemanche
The sweetest handpainted straw wee bonnet by Spanish artist Lidya Diaz
Blue straw floral printed pyramid with crin overlay by London-based milliner Merve Bayindir
Charming straw boater with raised brim around the back, navy hatband and side bow by British milliner Jane Taylor

Lovely new portraits of Princess Anne to celebrate her 70th birthday along with a sweet gallery shared by her elder brother
The Danish monarchy shared this photo of Prince Frederik visiting Prince Joachim, who is continuing to recover in France
Arthur Chatto and teammates successfully completed their 2000 mile row around Great Britain this morning, becoming the youngest team to successfully do so. They were greeted back in London by Arthur’s family and celebrated this achievement by jumping into the Thames River. 
Wonderful conversations between Princess Anne and WWII veterans gathered and shared for the 75th anniversary of VJ (Victory in Japan) Day.

Photos from social media as indicated