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The many (flamboyant) hats of Princess Beatrice

Made famous by her choice of headwear for Will and Kate's wedding last year, Princess Beatrice has become known for her eccentrically fashionable fascinators. Whether you like her showy style or not, you have to admire the confidence she sports with her cheeky chapeaus

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Princess Beatrice arrives at Westminster Abbey for the funeral of the Queen Mother, in central London April 9, 2002.

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Princess Beatrice leave from St Mary Magdalene Church on the royal estate at Sandringham, Sandringham, Thursday, Dec, 25, 2003, following the Christmas Day service attended by members of the Royal Family.

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Britain's Princesses Beatrice wait for the arrival of the Queen before a traditional Easter Sunday church service at St George's Chapel in the grounds of Windsor Castle near London, April 20, 2003.

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Princess Beatrice leave St Mary Magdalene's church after the Royal Family's Christmas Day service on the Sandringham estate in Norfolk December 25, 2005.

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Princess Beatrice leave St George's Chapel in Windsor after the annual Order of the Garter service in Windsor, June 19, 2006.

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Princess Beatrice talks to her father Prince Andrew in the Parade ring on the first day of the Royal Ascot in Ascot, England, Tuesday June, 17, 2008.

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Britain's Princess Beatrice leaves St George's Chapel in Windsor, England, after the wedding of Peter Phillips, grandson of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Canadian Autumn Kelly, Saturday May 17, 2008.

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Princess Beatrice seen at the third day of Royal Ascot race meeting June 18, 2009.

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Princess Beatrice attends the first day of the Royal Ascot race meeting June 16, 2009.

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Princess Beatrice arrives on the Ladies Day, the third day of horse racing at Royal Ascot in southern England June 17, 2010.

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Princess Beatrice arrives before the marriage of Zara Phillips, the eldest granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth, and England rugby captain Mike Tindall, at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland, July 30, 2011.

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Britain's Princess Beatrice arrive for the Easter Matins Service at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, England Sunday April 24, 2011.

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Princess Beatrice arrives at Westminster Abbey before the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton in central London April 29, 2011.

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Princess Beatrice leaves with Queen Elizabeth after the Maundy Service at York Minster in northern England April 5, 2012.

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Britain's Princess Beatrice arrives for a service at St George's Chapel in Windsor, southern England March 30, 2012.

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