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Queen Elizabeth Is the Ultimate Headscarf Influencer

Sure she's known for her hats, but England's longest reigning monarch really knows how to wear a square of silk.
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The Queen is nothing if not consistent when it comes to her sartorial choices. One of her favorite signature looks? The headscarf. Here, check out 50 times the monarch styled hers in true royal fashion.

PATTERN MIXING IN SCOTLAND


Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip visit a farm on the Balmoral estate, September 1972.

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THIS IS JUST PRACTICAL FOR THE COUNTRY.


Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, May 1968.

A LESSON IN HOW TO JAZZ UP AN OTHERWISE PLAIN COAT.


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At the Royal Windsor Horse Show in 1978.

WHO ELSE WOULD BOLDLY MIX A FLORAL WITH A TWEED?


The Queen talks to riders at the Windsor Horse Show in the 1970s or early 1980s.

JUST ENJOYING SOME FINE ENGLISH SPRING WEATHER.


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Watching her horse Barber's Shop win at the Royal Windsor Horse Show in 2017.

OF COURSE THIS IS HOW SHE WOULD ACCESSORIZE A RED CAPE.


At the Royal Windsor horse show in 1979.

THIS WOMAN LOVES A HORSE SHOW.


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At the Royal Windsor in 2017.

JUST ENJOYING HERSELF, NOT WORRYING ABOUT HER HAIR FOR EVEN A MOMENT.


At the Royal Windsor Horse Show in 2005.

VERY PRACTICAL FOR A COUNTRY WALK.


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Walking the grounds at Windsor Castle during The Royal Windsor Horse Show on May 11, 2013.

PRACTICAL ATTIRE FOR PURSUING ONE'S FAVORITE HOBBY.


Carrying a Rolleiflex camera at Badminton Horse Trials, circa 1965.

PINK AND BLUE!


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During Badminton Horse Trials in 1975.

LOOKS LIKE THE QUEEN'S FRIENDS HAVE CAUGHT ONTO THIS TREND.


At the Windsor Horse Show taking photographs in 1981.

SO CHIC WITH SUNNIES.


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Watching the International Driving Grand Prix in Windsor in 1982.

QUEEN ELIZABETH TAKING PHOTOS OF PRINCE PHILIP WITH HER LEICA CAMERA AT A HORSE SHOW IN 2002.


INGENIOUS SOLUTION TO THE WIND FROM HELICOPTER BLADES.


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President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle are greeted by Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip after landing by helicopter at Windsor Castle for a private lunch on April 22, 2016 in Windsor.

ADMIT IT: SHE LOOKS BETTER THAN RONNIE.


Queen Elizabeth riding her horse Burmese in Windsor Great Park with President Ronald Reagan atop Centennial on June 8, 1982.

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THE LOOK IS TIME TESTED.


In 1959.

WHEEE!


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Racing at Royal Ascot in 1961.

FORTY YEARS LATER...


Riding at Sandringham Estate in the 1990s.

STILL AT IT IN HER 80S.


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Riding at Sandringham Estate in 2005.

THE QUEEN, PRINCESS MARGARET, AND LORD SNOWDON.


GBR: Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Horse Show A KEEN EYE.


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Queen Elizabeth at the Windsor Horse Show with her gold Rollei 35 camera in 1978 in England.


The Queen At The Windsor Horse Show. May 18, 2002

QUEEN ELIZABETH WITH TWO OF HER CORGIS.


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The Queen watching a flying display of birds of prey during a visit to the Royal Windsor Horse Show on May 12, 1995.

SAME SCARF, DIFFERENT DAY.


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Queen Elizabeth II watches her husband taking part in the carriage driving competition at Windsor Horse Show on May 11, 1985.


Queen Elizabeth II presents her son Prince Charles with a prize after a game of polo at Smith's Lawn, Windsor May 01, 1976.


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The Queen presenting prizes at Queen's Cup Polo in June 1998.


Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, and Prince Andrew watch the Olympic yacht races from the royal yacht at Kingston on July 20, 1976.


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The Queen Mother arriving to the Royal Yacht Britannia on August 13, 1995.


Here she is at the Badminton Horse Trials watching The Cross-country Section on April 19, 1980.


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Queen Elizabeth ll, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, and Princess Margaret attend the Badminton Horse Trials on April 15, 1975 in Badminton, England.


The Queen smiling at polo in 1985.


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The Queen in Windsor Great Park in 1991.


Queen Elizabeth II watches the Highland Pony class on May 11, 2012 in Windsor, England.


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The Queen at the Royal Windsor Horse Show on May 15, 1981.


Queen Elizabeth II during the Royal Windsor Horse Show at Home Park, Windsor Castle on May 14, 2005 in Windsor, England.


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Queen Elizabeth ll and Prince Edward chat as they watch the veterinary inspection at the Badminton Horse Trials on April 1980.


Queen Elizabeth ll and Prince Andrew during the Royal Windsor Horse Show on May 19, 1980.


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Queen Elizabeth ll and Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones meet hounds during the Badminton Horse Trials on April 1973.


The Queen with Prince Philip photographing a horse at the Badminton Horse Trials on April 15, 1973.


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The Queen At The Royal Windsor Horse Show May 13, 1989.


Queen Elizabeth II attends the Royal Windsor Horse Show at Home Park on May 12, 2018 in Windsor, England.


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Queen Elizabeth, wearing a headscarf, laughs during Badminton Horse Trials on April 01, 1979 in Badminton, England.


Queen Elizabeth II watches her horse 'Balmoral Fashion' compete in the Fell Class on day 3 of the Royal Windsor Horse Show in Home Park on May 15, 2015 in Windsor, England.

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The queen in Windsor Great Park on May 14, 1994.


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Queen Elizabeth ll walks around the Windsor Horse Show wearing riding gear in May of 1988.


Queen Elizabeth in a relaxed mood before going on holiday. She's wearing a headscarf and trousers for only the second time in public as she arrives to embark on the Hebridean Princess at Port Ellen for a week-long cruise around the Western Isles with her family to celebrate her 80th birthday.

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Arriving at the Chelsea Flower Show on May 22, 2006 in London, England.


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Queen Elizabeth II attends the press and VIP day of Chelsea Flower Show on May 22, 2006 in London, England.

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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