In this Diamond Jubilee celebratory gallery of The Queen's hats we take you on a journey of millinery wisdom that we hope offers insight into Her Majesty's enviable knack for sporting a good hat! Each iconic hat is taken from a British Pathe video that is viewable on this site so look out for the links to archive gems!
Her Majesty has been showcasing magnificent hats for decades, working closely with her stylists over the years, making the role of Royal Milliner one of the most prestigious positions in fashion. Does The Queen always get it right with hats or have there been a few "hatastrophes" throughout her reign?
In this gallery 'The Queen's Hats' we've had fun selecting some of our favourites and with every hat will come a handy hat secret...
Films: 1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth in colour