The Queen of England is Also the Queen of Hats
And her headpieces are far from boring.

The Queen of England is known for her love affair with statement-making headwear. From neon blue sun hats to brightly colored turbans, these are a selection of her best.

March 13, 2017

Queen Elizabeth wears a pale yellow top hat with a navy blue rim, and a blue and yellow feather ball.

June 15, 2016

In honor of her 80th birthday, the Queen arrives at St. Paul's Cathedral in a white top hat accessorized with white flowers and feather detail.

November 24, 2016

The Queen picks a vivid-hued hat to match her purple outfit.

October 17, 2015

The Queen surprises us again with an orange knit top hat complete with orange feathers.

July 14, 2010

Her Majesty with a smile as bright and glowing as her aquamarine top hat.

July 8, 2010

She hosts a garden party at Buckingham Palace in a pale purple and highlighter blue hat.

July 21, 2004

She wears a green sun hat with a blue polka dot ribbon as she explores different cheeses at The Royal Welsh Show.

May 14, 2002

The Queen's broad-rimmed, pale blue hat was designed with fabric to match her suit.

September 22, 1998

The Queen visits Malaysia in a hat with twirling gray and cream-colored ribbons along the rim.

August 7, 1996

She doesn't just wear rimmed sun hats. Here, the Queen dons a floral turban-style headdress.

May 7, 1993

Only Her Majesty can pull off something as eclectic and fifties-themed as this retro polka dot hat.

June 2, 1992

She wears a rose pink, classic pillbox hat in Leicester Square, London.

May 15, 1991

Fashionably on point as always, the Queen matches her yellow and white dress with a yellow hat.

August 8, 1989

Visiting the Isle of Man, she sports a colorful hat with a paisley design at the top.

October 18, 1892

To match her fun polka dot dress, the Queen accessorizes with a blue polka dot feathered hat.

January 1, 1980

The Queen changes things up a bit with a green tam o'shanter.

February 24, 1989

She brightens up the day in a robin egg blue sun hat trimmed with faux cherry blossom flowers.

June 6, 1968

The Queen in full bloom wearing a floral cap.

January 1, 1960

Continuing her love of floral headpieces, Queen Elizabeth II wears a wrap hat sprinkled with small flowers during her visit to Malta.

May 26, 1949

Not yet a queen, Princess Elizabeth begins her love affair with unique hats in this pleated chapeau.


January 1, 1928

A young Princess Elizabeth, later to rule as Queen Elizabeth II, in an adorable bonnet.

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