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A Guide to Hat Wearing for Ascot


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A Guide to Hat Wearing for Ascot

Let these eight hats break it down for you.

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Royal Ascot and Fenwick have collaborated with the UK’s most exciting milliners to produce an exclusive eight-piece collection: The Royal Ascot Millinery Collective.

The collection is available exclusively at Fenwick of Bond Street and features pieces from Awon Golding, Alexandra Harper, Jess Collett, Stephen Jones, Philip Treacy, Rachel Trevor-Morgan, Monique Lee and Cara Meehan.

A Guide to Hat Wearing for Ascot

Philip Treacy OBE. £2,500. Exclusively stocked at Fenwick

Philip Treacy OBE. £2,500. Exclusively stocked at Fenwick  

Wearing a hat to the races adds a stylish flair. When choosing a hat, you must fit the feel of the hat to stay true to your style. Get creative and have fun!’ -Philip Treacy Obe

Awon Golding £575. Exclusively stocked at Fenwick.

Awon Golding £575. Exclusively stocked at Fenwick

The perfect complement to my hat is a gorgeous lipstick, try a bold orange-red tone. If you have shorter hair, tuck the sides back for a clean look.’ -Awon Golding

Rachel Trevor Morgan £1,495. Exclusively stocked at Fenwick

Hair is better worn back and away from the face. Step out of your comfort zone; it is important to be bold with your hat at Royal Ascot.’ -Rachel Trevor Morgan

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Monique Lee. £595 Exclusively stocked at Fenwick

Monique Lee. £595. Exclusively stocked at Fenwick

Elegance and femininity is achieved through details that complement your hat. Polka dots are fun and visually engaging. Team it with romantic colours to create sophistication.’ -Monique Lee

Cara Meehan. £415. Exclusively stocked at Fenwick

The brim 
can be any size but try not to have any wider than your shoulders. Style your hats to nearly touch your eyebrow. Tilt brimmed hats to sweep just above your eye.’ -Cara Meehan

Jess Collett. £785 Exclusively stocked at Fenwick

Jess Collett. £785
Exclusively stocked at Fenwick

Try tipping the angle of the hat for a more jaunty look. Small hats look best perched just above the eyebrow. Wear your hat with pride!’ -Jess Collett

Alexandra Harper. £710. Exclusively stocked at Fenwick

Alexandra Harper. £710. Exclusively stocked at Fenwick

Wear small hats low, grazing the forehead on the right side. Perch the hat forward, over the right eyebrow, for added allure.’ – Alexandra Harper

Stephen Jones OBE. £2,550. Exclusively stocked at Fenwick

I believe that a hat for Royal Ascot has to be glorious and extravagant. It’s the one week of the year that you can truly shine 
and express yourself.’ -Stephen Jones OBE

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