Takamado Princesses Visit Hiroshima

Princess Hisako and Princess Ayako of Takamado were in Hiroshima last week to attend the National Junior Highschool Archery Championships. Last Wednesday they paid a visit to the Peace Memorial Park, both dressed in memorial white ensembles. Princess Ayako wore a simple white hat with short, upfolded brim while her mother, Princess Hisako, wore a larger scale design with flat brim and domed crown in the style of a Pork Pie hat. This is an unusual millinery shape for Hisako that I thought the sleek design was great on her.

Princess Hisako and Princess Ayako, August 10, 2016 | Royal Hats

Princess Hisako and Princess Ayako, August 10, 2016 | Royal Hats

What do you think of Hisako’s interesting hat?

Photos from Sankei

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8 thoughts on “Takamado Princesses Visit Hiroshima

  1. I like both the interesting shape and the lightness of Hisako’s hat. The brim looks wafer-thin in these photos.

  2. I love Hisako; she has some of the best millinery of the Japanese Imperial Family. This is a great hat for her and its simplicity is wonderful. What I’m not certain about is her beige-colored skirt, which seems a bit at odds with the rest of her stark white outfit (based on these photos).

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