Queen Elizabeth

Little royal riding hood: Queen Elizabeth goes for a spin

Aug. 28, 2012 at 1:09 PM ET

Is it a hoodie? (Unlikely.) A pinned-back scarf? Maybe a Jedi cloak?

Never underestimate the fashion skills of Queen Elizabeth, who was spotted in a still-unidentified hair covering while taking a Range Rover for a spin at her Balmoral estate in Scotland. Chauffeur? Not for this royal grandma, who barely reached the steering wheel as she channeled a Grace Kelly look. All together now: awww.

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Fashion-forward monarch: Queen Elizabeth II is seen wearing a chic head-covering while driving a Range Rover at Balmoral Castle, England.

While we likely won't see Her Majesty taking as many fashion risks as the bikini-clad Duchess of Alba, 86, we still appreciate the queen’s bold style. Take a look at a few favorites:

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From unique prints to fabulous hats, the British monarch's fashion choices often show a sense of fun. Take a look through Queen Elizabeth II's signature looks over the years.

Rina Raphael is a TODAY.com editor who is still waiting for the queen to go ombre.

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