Three Wise Tilleys [UPDATE]

Well, I thought that I had a good chance of being part of the finalists for the sixth annual Eustace Tilley Contest, unfortunately the judges who selected of the 12 finalists didn't think so. Out of  over 400 entries, these are their top 12.  

Beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. Some I like, others not so much.  It would be interesting to know why they choose these ones. 

Below are my favorites (including mine)