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Royal Hairstyles Through The Years
A timeline of iconic royal hairstyles through the years
Queen Rania of Jordan in 1999. 2018 - Kate Middleton debuted a shorter haircut for her third pregnancy. The lob makes her signature ringlets look even bouncier than usual. 2017 - Meghan Markle often prefers to style her hair in a messy bun for royal engagements. Two face-framing tendrils soften the look. 2017 - The Duchess wore her hair down and swept over to one side for her official engagement portraits. 2017 - Meghan Markle announced her engagement to Prince Harry with a blowout so insanely perfect, Kate Middleton would be jealous (or at least ask her for her hairstylist's phone number). Queen Rania's shiny waves in 2016. Queen Maxima of the Netherlands in 2017.
A floral tiara on Queen Letizia in 2017. Queen Letizia of Spain in 2017. Queen Letizia of Spain in 2017. Princess Victoria in 2017. The Duchess of Cambridge continues her reign as the queen of bouncy blowouts in 2017. The Princess of Thailand, Sirivannavari Nariratana, wearing a sleek looped braid in 2016. A hat is no excuse for a boring hairstyle; The Duchess of Cambridge styles hers with a coiled side-bun in 2015. Queen Elizabeth's signature hairstyle in 2015. Subtle golden highlights on Princess Sofia in 2015. A sleek low bun for Princess Sofia's wedding in 2015. Even royals can wear ponytails, as seen on The Duchess of Cambridge in 2015. Princess Sofia of Sweden in 2014. Twisted curls on Middleton in 2013. Half-up curls are one of Middleton's signature styles, seen here in 2012. Pearl pins dressed-up The Duchess of Cambridge's twisted chignon in 2012. A looped and coiled updo on Kate Middleton in 2012. The Duchess of Cambridge chose a half-up style for her wedding in 2011. The start of the Kate Middleton bouncy blowout obsession in 2010. Queen Rania's low and loose braid in 2004. Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco's statement-red curls in 2002. Queen Anne Marie in 1996. Side-swept bangs on Princess Diana in 1995. Slicked-back hair on Princess Diana in 1995. A shorter haircut on Princess Diana in 1991. Princess Diana in an ornate tiara from the crown jewels in 1989. Longer, layered hair on Princess Diana in 1987. Princess Diana's iconic shaggy haircut in 1981. Princess Anne's voluminous hair in 1971. A '60s wrapped bouffant on Princess Margaret in 1969. A blue bow headband on Princess Margaret in 1967. Princess Anne Marie of Greece in 1964. Princess Margaret in 1956. A classic Old Hollywood wave on Grace Kelly in 1955. Grace Kelly, the Princess of Monaco, in 1955. The Queen Mother Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon in 1950. Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor in 1940. The Queen Mother Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon in 1937. The Queen Mother Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon in 1935. The Queen Mother Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon in 1923. The Queen Mother Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon in 1920. The Queen Mother Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon in 1914.