Right off the bat, I’d like to get out of the way the fact that that is the most awkward name for an award ever. “Hat Person of the Year?”

“Hat Person?”

Regardless, the honor was given to the Duchess of Cambridge by The Headwear Association, whose tagline is “Promoting hats and headwear awareness worldwide.”

The association has given the title in the past to Johnny Depp and Brad Pitt, but we have to agree that Kate really outshone everyone this year as far as headwear excellence. A title well-conferred. Here are the looks that won her the spot: