Top Repeated Royal Hat of 2017

Throughout a series of polls over the past year, we have narrowed down our favourite repeated royal hats to a finalist group of eleven stunning designs. Your finalists include numerous brimmed designs, a pillbox, an upsweep, a swirled percher and a lattice saucer and trimmings that run the spectrum from florals and bows to twists, bands and quills.

While each of these eleven finalists is a winning design, it is now time to cast your votes, dearest readers, for a single winner. Please click on each hat to link back to its original feature post with additional views and information. Without further ado, here are your eleven finalists for Top Repeated Royal Hat of 2017:

3.Apr 11, 2017 in RTM | Royal Hats   4.May 7, 2017 | Royal Hats   
5.May 24, 2017 in RTM | Royal Hats   6.June 17, 2017 in Philip Treacy | Royal Hats
The poll will remain open until Tursday, January 25 at midnight GMT and as always, each computer or mobile device can vote twice per day for as many hats as you wish each time. We will celebrate the winner on January 26. Happy voting!
Photos from Scanpix; Patrick van Katwijk and WPA Pool via Getty;  Ole Hartmann Schmidt via Konghuset; Mark Cuthbert,  Max Mumby/Indigo,  Mark Cuthbert,  Mark Cuthbert and Max Mumby/Indigo via Getty; The British Monarchy; Asahi Shimbun and Asahi Shimbun via Getty   
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Top Royal Hats December 2017

December brought us some wonderful new and repeated royal hats but two designs stood out from all the rest as your favourites:

 

Crown Princess Masako’s dark burgundy hat with double hatband worn Dec 5

Autumn Phillips’ red velvet button percher with bow and jewelled picks from Emily London worn Dec 25

Jump over to the original polls (repeated hats here, new designs here) for a closer look at the results. Stay tuned first thing Friday morning for our final polls to name favourite new and repeat royal hats of the past year!

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Top Royal Hats October & November 2017

Our races for top new and repeated royal hats worn in October and November this year came up with two very clear winners:

Countess of Wessex’s natural straw hat with lattice brim and coral feather by Jane Taylor worn in Brunei Oct 5

Princess Charlene’s navy felt hat with cartwheel brim by Gallia e Peter worn for National Day on Nov 19 

Jump over to the original polls (repeated hats here, new designs here) for a closer look at the results or over here to see your growing lists of finalists for 2017. Stay tuned tomorrow for our last semifinal poll of the year.

Photos from The British Monarchy and SC Pool/Corbis via Getty

Top New Royal Hat: October & November 2017

As you continue to vote on your favourite repeated hat worn this fall, it’s time to look back at the most successful new designs we saw during the same period. Over the months of October and November,  there were eight new royal hats and headpieces which, based on your comments, were introduced with great success. We’re now going to face off these eight designs to choose a favourite.

Please click on each hat to link back to its original feature post with additional views and information. Here are these eight hats and headpiece, shown in the order they were worn:
1.Oct 3, 2017 | Royal Hats    2.Oct 4, 2017 in Fabienne Delvigne | Royal Hats
Crown Princess Victoria’s emerald green silk floral headpiece worn at Uppsala Cathedral Oct 3
Queen Máxima’s raspberry felt garbo hat with pleated hatband by Fabienne Delvigne worn Oct 4
3.Oct 20, 2017 | Royal Hats 4.  
Princess Hisako’s cream silk hat with charcoal bumper brim trimmed with feathers worn Oct 20
Queen Máxima’s magenta felt hat with upswept ‘slice’ brim by Fabienne Delvigne worn Oct 24
5.Oct 31, 2017 | Royal Hats   6.Nov 12, 2017 in RTM | Royal Hats 
Princess Marie’s peacock blue felt beret base cocktail hat with leaves worn Oct 31
Queen Elizabeth in a black felt squared cloche with bow trim by Rachel Trevor Morgan worn Nov 12
7.Nov 16, 2017 in RTM | Royal Hats  8.Nov 19, 2017 in Akris | Royal Hats

Queen Elizabeth’s blue felt hat with upswept brim and feather trim from Rachel Trevor Morgan worn Nov 16
Princess Charlene’s navy hat with cartwheel brim by Gallia e Peter worn for National Day on Nov 19
It’s now time to vote! The poll will remain open until next Saturday, December 30 at midnight GMT and each computer or mobile device can vote twice per day for as many hats as you wish – do feel free to vote for more than one hat. Happy voting!
Photos from Stella Pictures; Patrick van Katwijk via Getty; News 24; Ole Jensen, Patrick van KatwijkMax Mumby/Indigo, WPA Pool and SC Pool/Corbis via Getty

Top Repeated Royal Hat: October & November 2017

 

October and November saw a number of repeated royal hats which, based on readers’ comments, were met with particular approval and admiration. As we wind down this year of royal hats, we’re now going to choose a winner from these eleven special designs to put forward in our contest for favourite repeated royal hat of the year.

Please click on each hat to link back to its original feature post with additional views and information. Here are these eleven millinery finalists, shown in the order they were worn:
1.Oct 3, 2017 in Jane Taylor     2.Oct 3, 2017 in Susanne Juul
Crown Princess Mary’s purple felt Jane Taylor pillbox with side feather trim worn on Oct 3
Princess Benedikte’s red felt stacked beret by Susanne Juul worn to open parliament on Oct 3
3.Oct 5, 2017 in Jane Taylor | Royal Hats     4.Oct 10, 2017 in Fabienne Delvigne | Royal Hats      
Countess of Wessex’s natural straw hat with lattice brim and coral feather by Jane Taylor worn in Brunei Oct 5
Queen Máxima’s gold straw upswept ‘slice’ picture hat by Fabienne Delvigne worn Oct 10 in Portugal
5.Oct 12, 2017 | Royal Hats     6.Oct 12, 2017 | Royal Hats  
Princess Beatrix in a  large burgundy straw bumper hat October 12 in Amsterdam
Princess Astrid’s black felt hat with flat crown and cartwheel brim worn Oct 12

7.Oct 12, 2017 in Fabienne Delvigne | Royal Hats     8.Oct 17, 2017 in RTM | Royal Hats

Queen Máxima’s pink striped abacca headpiece with silk roses by Fabienne Delvigne worn Oct 12 in Portugal
Princess Alexandra in a blue tulle picture hat with blue & gold flowers by Rachel Trevor Morgan worn Oct 17

9.Oct 19, 2017 in RTM | Royal Hats     10.Oct 27, 2017 | Royal Hats 

Queen Elizabeth’s pink hat with grey straw flowers by Rachel Trevor Morgan worn Oct 19
Queen Margrethe’s purple pillbox with black feather and sequin trim worn Oct 27 & Oct 31

11. 

Duchess of Cambridge’s black felt Philip Treacy picture hat with upswept brim and bow worn Nov 12

Now it’s time to cast your votes! The poll will remain open until next Saturday, December 30 at midnight GMT and each computer or mobile device can vote twice per day for as many hats as you wish (so don’t worry if you can’t choose a single favourite!) Happy voting!

Photos from Keld Navntoft/Scanpix; Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk; British Monarchy; Patrick van Katwijk via Getty; Belga; Chris Jackson and Patrick van Katwijk via Getty; Rachel Trevor Morgan; WPA Pool, Elisabetta Villa and Mark Cuthbert  via Getty

Top Royal Hats July, August & September 2017

We have some poll results to catch up on before launching October polls tomorrow! In the races for top new and repeated royal hats worn in July, August and September this year, a pair of pale blue beauties came out victorious:

Princess Madeleine’s pale blue Philip Treacy vertical saucer with flowers worn July 14 for her sister’s 40th birthday

Countess of Wessex’s blue swirled straw percher with crin flowers by Jane Taylor worn Sep 29

Jump over to the original polls (repeated hats here, new designs here) for a closer look at the results or over here to see your growing lists of finalists for 2017. Stay tuned tomorrow for our next poll.

Photo from Michael Campanella and Max Mumby/Indigo via Getty

Top Royal Hats June 2017

Our polls for top new and top repeated royal hats worn in June (not including Ascot hats) were, again, very tight races! Three hats – ironically, all worn to the same event – emerged victorious:

Duchess of Cambridge’s pink button percher with triple crin ruffle trim by Jane Taylor worn June 17

Queen Elizabeth’s sky blue straw hat with lattice brim by Philip Somerville worn June 1 and June 17
Duchess of Cornwall’s cream straw Philip Treacy hat wtih ecru layered hatband and twist worn June 17

Jump over to the bottom of the original poll posts (new hats here and repeated hats here) to look at the results in greater detail or head over to the Fan Favourites page to see a growing tally of your favourite hats of 2017.  Stay tuned tomorrow for our next set of polls, choosing favourite hats worn in July and August.

Photos from Mark Cuthbert and Max Mumby/Indigo via Getty