Best Repeated Royal Hat: January 2016

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As introduced yesterday, we’re going to narrow down our favourite royal hats of 2016 by choosing favourites every month. Because some of our favourite designs of the year might be repeated hats, we’re going to include these in their own series of polls. As there are usually too many repeated hats every month to feature in a single poll, I will draw finalists from the hats that receive a particularly warm response in your comments.

Looking back over the repeated hats we saw in January, seven were met with particularly high praise. Click on any of the photos below to jump back to original posts with additional photos and information:

1.Countess of Wessex, January 3, 2016 in Jane Taylor    2.Queen Máxima, January 6, 2016 in Fabienne Delvigne | Royal Hats

Countess of Wessex in a navy Jane Taylor fedora on January 3
Queen Máxima in a black wide-brimmed Garbo hat by Fabienne Delvigne on January 6

3.Duchess of Cambridge, January 10, 2015 in Silvia Fletcher for Lock & Co. | Royal Hats    4.Princess Benedikte, January 16, 2016 | Royal Hats    5.Queen Sonja, January 17, 2016 | Royal Hats

The Duchess of Cambridge repeating a black felt cocktail hat with flower trim by Lock & Co. on January 10
Princess Benedikte in a raspberry felt brimless hat with stripes and black feather trim on January 16
Queen Sonja in a black brimless hat with veil and jewelled button trim for the Norwegian Silver Jubilee on January 17

6.Queen Margrethe, January 17, 2016 | Royal Hats    7.Queen Silvia, January 17, 2016 | Royal Hats

Queen Margrethe in a rimmed white felt saucer with fur trim for the Norwegian Silver Jubilee on January 17
Queen Silvia in a purple silk bumper/calot with feather spray for the Norwegian Silver Jubilee on January 17

Voting will remain open until February 15 at midnight GMT and each computer or mobile device may vote once per day for as many hats as you like. Results will remain hidden until the poll closes. Happy voting!

Photos from Albanpix; Patrick van Katwijk/dpa/Corbis; Max Mumby via Getty;  Marijan Murat/dpa/CorbisNRK; Ragnar Singsaas and Ragnar Singsaas via Getty


5 thoughts on “Best Repeated Royal Hat: January 2016

  1. Queen Máxima in that black wide-brimmed Garbo hat by Fabienne Delvigne in Photo 2 was my choice for 2nd Place in the Best New Royal Hat of 2015 Poll and it’s my top choice today.

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