Are you ready for Ascot? Well if you don’t have the perfect hat it’s worth a visit to the Ascot Pop-up Shop featuring milliner Piers Atkinson. A good hat can serve many purposes but at Ascot you want the hat of all hats. It’s the one place where no hat is over the top. MakeContinue reading

I love a good hat, and it’s a delight to wear a Stephen Jones hat! Are you a budding hat designer? If you are visit Vogue.co.uk as Stephen Jones and Dolly Jones, Editor of Vogue.com will choose the budding hat designer. The winning hat will be displayed at the Bard Graduate Center Gallery for theContinue reading

My lovely backstage team at Ascot!

I’ve always liked a good hat but after spending a week styling backstage at Royal Ascot and working with Stephen Jones’ hats I’ve developed a new addiction and a better understanding of what makes a great hat. We put a lot of effort into choosing a dress but often you forget to put the sameContinue reading

One of the most exciting and important parts of Ascot is the racing and it’s quite amazing. I didn’t know that I’d find it so impressive and exciting. The sound of the horses as they are on the race course is louder then you think and when they pass by it’s so quick – IContinue reading

Today was the first day of Royal Ascot, which is celebrating its 300th anniversary and we did our first¬† fashion show in¬†Bessborough Restaurant. The designers are Amanda Wakeley, Julien McDonald, Todd Lynn, Vivienne Westwood and Steven Jones. It’s quite an amazing event to style and we had a great backstage team. The Bessborough¬†restaurant is beautifulContinue reading

After a day of dress rehearsals, filming, and photoshoots we’re already for the Royal Ascot Fashion Show!

Top hats are always so elegant. A good top hat is made from silk and you use a velvet mini pillow to brush the silk to give it a beautiful shine. These hats are from Patey Hats. Patey Hats is part of the Firmin & Sons group, who made Prince William’s uniform for his wedding.Continue reading

I quite like hats although I do feel a bit too shy to wear them so I quite enjoy going places where one ought to wear a hat. (In my dreams I often wear a hat). I was visiting Stephen Jones‘ shop in Covent Gardens as I’m the stylist for the fashion show at RoyalContinue reading