Confession: Since Kate Middleton introduced us to her Zara headband last month, we’ve had headbands on the brain.
So naturally this left us wondering: Is the Duchess of Cambridge the only royal who loves headbands and “hatbands”? If you don’t know what a hatband is, you’re not alone. Allow us to explain.
On her blog So Many Thoughts, royal fashion expert Elizabeth Holmes coined the term, which refers to a “substantial headband, which can also be worn for occasions that would otherwise require a hat.”
And as it turns out, some of our favorite royal ladies have been wearing both hair accessories for years. From Kate to Princess Diana, here are our ten favorite times that royal women rocked headbands.