I try to make do with the prettiest fascinator
so my hair flows as freely as I like and even then it often comes off by the time of the second glass of champagne.
The County Durham-based milliner, who sells all over the North East and UK through her website, has a unique collection of hats, fascinators
and headwear for every occasion.
Yes, I chose the cap - the fascinator
gives less protection"
Her odds-on favourite for tomorrow night is a strapless dress, worn with a little cover-up and those archetypal Aintree fascinators
The store has all manner of hats and fascinators
at knockdown prices.
THE FINALISTS Gemma Taylor, 33, a business partner, from Chester-le-Street, wore a purple silk dress with matching fascinator
It called out for something a lot sharper, especially with a one-shoulder dress, like a beautiful fascinator
to co-ordinate with the frilliness of the dress.
This eye-catching fascinator
, left, will cut a dash, pounds 75, from John Lewis.
, hair bands, whatever you go for will be the perfect finishing touch to your outfit to next weekend's Aintree meeting.
It was the year before last that Clare, 63, from Walton, decided to advance her skills and went on several courses, learning how to make fascinators
and earning the title Fascinator
Her outfit: Dress, pounds 70, shoes, pounds 70, bow cuff, pounds 45, and oversize clutch, pounds 75, all by Ted Baker, fascinator
, pounds 12.
CULTURE Club members have the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the burlesque cabaret show The Fascinator
Lounge at The Lamplight Arts Centre, Stanley, on Friday, March 26 at 8pm.
Whether you're dressing up for a day at the races or attending a summer wedding, a fascinator
or head piece is a stunning way to look your best.
Choosing a hat or a feather headpiece, also known as a fascinator
, can be a bit of a minefield, but plenty of women still opt for headwear for special occasions
STELLA McCartney paid tribute to her late mum on the day she received an OBE by wearing a fascinator
which featured her brooch.