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15 times the Royals have worn a head covering to show respect

The Queen, Saudi Arabia, 1979The Queen was made an ‘honorary man’ for her tour to Saudi Arabia in 1979. Newspapers noted that this was a rare example of the monarch’s host dictating her dress code, rather than royal custom.

Her milliner Frederick Fox attached a scarf to all the hats he created so that it would be easy for the Queen to cover her head whenever required, while sleeves and skirts covered the wrists and ankles.  Princess Diana, Dubai, 1989The milliner Philip Somerville created a

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