Congratulations Princess Eugenie!

As we saw the announcement of Princess Eugenie to her long term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank last week, I thought I’d take a look at some of her wonderful hats!

 

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Obviously Eugenie is used to wearing hats & fascinators; and her comfort in this is obvious. She wears a wide range of all styles & designs; but one style that I have seen her in a few times recently, is a fairly plain hat shape, with a shallow crown or a saucer disc with a bold decoration. I adore this felt hat below, with what looks like leather feathers on it.

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Princess Eugenie wore this hat to Royal Ascot last year, and again you can see the beautiful simplicity that works so well for her.

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Princess Eugenie looks beautiful in small percher hats with dramatic decoration on too. Embed from Getty Images

She wore this gorgeous feathered piece to Royal Ascot 10 years ago; but it wouldn’t be out of place if worn today too; some pieces are just totally timeless.

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I also think it’s important to show Princess Eugenie wearing more “subtle” pieces; she’s well known for her style of classic clothing with elaborate accessories but sometimes she wears very discrete pieces. And in a strange way, because they are so discrete, they are actually making quite a statement, reminding us that she does not need to hide behind any large decorative piece as she is happy as she is. This pretty piece has a few delicate leaves placed on it, in neutral tones.

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Princess Eugenie wore this simple black button fascinator to Royal Ascot; the event of the year to show off your love of millinery, but she goes against what is expected of her to wear this small piece.

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And can we just all show the love for this hat! Look how young Princess Eugenie is…and yet already she is wearing a daring design, with an unusual shape & decoration. I love it!

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I must say, I really like Princess Eugenie’s millinery style….but looking through these photos I think this gorgeous lime green front facing saucer disc is my favourite piece she has worn. This was worn to Royal Ascot in 2009 & yet would still be seen as breath taking today!

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You can see here that the disc is placed on a small percher button base in the centre of the head to ensure it is lifted off of her face.

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I think the colour combination she has gone for here is fabulous too! It’s so bright & works so well with the bright purple jacket she has teamed it with.  I do love contrasting colour blocking.

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You can really see in this photo the shape of the disc & the nice pointed centre that is in the middle of it. There is a lovely twisted bow at the side in the same shade of lime green.

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What a lovely piece of millinery, perfect for a Princess to wear to Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot.

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And so, all that’s left to say is to wish both Princess Eugenie & Jack a lovely engagement & I cannot wait to see what everyone will wear to your wedding!

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K

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