2018 and the current fashion continues for pillboxes, headwear on bands and disc hats. I am also a lover of traditional hats and its interesting to see that several designers are now incorporating headbands into hats as a fitting – which is a godsend to clients who struggle to find a traditional hat to fit them.
This season we are seeing designers introducing some fabulous hat styles and shapes with the Audrey Hepburn look and 1950’s styles, and a Spanish influence with the use of lace and feathers.
Flowers and petals have appeared on quite a few of the collections with the emphasis being on sheer elegance and simplicity of style.
I have seen Hat Fashions 2018 in the hat world but red and pink, and orange together with white, and Black all seem very popular – which has been echoed by the outfits coming into the studio – I have noticed that nude which has been at the forefront for the past few seasons has taken a back seat – but then its nice to have the option of something nude if you want a soft kind colour which goes with most outfits.
As for Royal Ascot well as normal anything goes and I am sure we are going to see yet more wonderful creations at this showcase event for British Millinery.
I always think elegance is key to any hat wearing event and as is the case with the races (especially Royal Ascot) a little bit of Wow factor thrown in for good measure. And in 2018 On Your Head Be It clients will be providing a lot of WOW in its Royal Ascot Hats