March 2016 Archive

The Hats Show Emily O’Donnell

Hats off to Irish Millinery with a New TV Show

Published in News.

A new six part series has landed on Irish TV and it’s all about millinery! ‘The Hat Show’ is led by presenter and headwear lover Emily O’Donnell, who spent months travelling Ireland and meeting those with a creative eye for hat design – in conversation she sheds light about their work and the people that… Read more »

Style Guide 2016


Published in Fashion, Racing.

Royal Ascot is synonymous with sartorial elegance. This is upheld by their dress code, which invites guests to contribute to an occasion heralded as a major fashion event in its own right. These are the official guidelines, issued by Royal Ascot 2016. ROYAL ENCLOSURE Ladies are kindly reminded that formal daywear is a requirement in the… Read more »

Easter Bonnet

The History of the Easter Bonnet

Published in Fashion.

With Easter Bank Holiday weekend upon us, the phrase Easter Bonnet has been used many times – on TV programmes, in literature and during school activity programmes. But what exactly is an Easter bonnet? It is simply any new hat worn at Easter! It is tradition in harmony with the renewal of the year and… Read more »

Zara Tindall arrived with a female friend, wearing an asymmetric zip-up coat in navy and an elegant hat of a matching hat with fine feather like detailing

The best hats from Cheltenham Festival Ladies Day 2016

Published in News.

Earlier this week, we predicted what looks you could expect to see from the attendees at Cheltenham Festival. Yet we couldn’t have expected to see everything that we witnessed today on Ladies Day! This year, organisers are offering £10,000 worth of prizes for the Best Dressed Lady at the race course, in turn thousands of… Read more »

An avant garde outfit at Cheltenham Festival

What fashion to expect from Cheltenham Festival 2016

Published in Fashion.

Cheltenham Festival 2016 kicks off today and the second day of the Cheltenham Festival is perhaps the most distinctive in any racing calendar anywhere in the world – as Wednesday is Ladies Day! The day is as associated with fashion as it is with racing, and is considered by many racegoers to be the highlight… Read more »