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A Royal Ascot Milliner – and it’s official!

Friday 17th March 2017 | 0comments

I’ve been going to Royal Ascot for years but last year was unquestionably the highlight of my Ascot career when I watched the races (and enjoyed a champagne lunch) from a box opposite the finishing line as a guest of [Read more…]

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Cheltenham Festival 2017 – hats off to Lady Alice in The Telegraph

Thursday 17th March 2016 | 0comments

With no official dress codes, Cheltenham and Aintree used to be more about racing fun than chic fashion – but that is changing. Now the question of what to wear over the festival can be as challenging as other big [Read more…]

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Charbonnel et Cathcart – Pre-Ascot party in the Royal Arcade

Tuesday 15th March 2016 | 0comments

One of the favourite collaborations I have ever done was being invited by Charbonnel et Walker owner Galvin Weston to design a series of My Fair Lady inspired Ascot hats in the shape of exotic and luxurious chocolates for the [Read more…]

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A Christening in the Country

Thursday 19th November 2015 | 0comments

At Upton Cressett over the weekend we had the christening of our four month old daughter Cosima in the Norman church of St. Michael.  The church had a special symbolism for me as it was where my husband William had [Read more…]

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Ascot by Bus

Sunday 28th June 2015 | 0comments

Six days before giving birth to my daughter Cosima we went to the millinery event of the year – Royal Ascot. The only way my husband William could get me to go to Ascot eight months pregnant was the promise [Read more…]

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An English Country Garden

Tuesday 19th May 2015 | 0comments

A love of hats and gardens have long gone together.  Both are quintessentially English art forms. At Upton Cressett where I have my millinery studio, I often find that a walk around the garden, looking at the delectable and subtle [Read more…]

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Fashion Week Salon Surprise

Friday 12th September 2014 | 0comments

When I hosted my London Fashion Week Preview at 5 Hertford Street for my new Millinery Collection, sponsored by Charbonnel et Walker, an unexpected guest was Stuart Rose who happened to be having lunch at the club when his famous [Read more…]

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Ascot Favourites

Monday 18th August 2014 | 0comments

As a milliner, I always find Royal Ascot Week a tricky social week. It’s like the Oscar Week of the Millinery year and it can be humbling – not to say humiliating – if you find that a ‘client’ whom [Read more…]

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Derby Delight

Monday 9th June 2014 | 0comments

I had a very enjoyable day at The Derby as a guest of Johnno Spence. I had never been to the Derby before so I had no idea what to expect. The Derby is just so different from Royal Ascot [Read more…]

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Amazing Grace

Wednesday 4th June 2014 | 0comments

I was reading the Evening Standard tonight and was delighted to see that London’s evening paper has singled out in a Leader how the capital is a ‘magnet for talent’. Some of the collections may have been wacky,  ’eccentric’ and [Read more…]

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