Hat's magic; Wedding hats.
We're talking wedding hats, naturally.
And there's never a better occasion for some glam headwear than a wedding.
A great hat can finish off an outfit to perfection and gives wedding guests the perfect excuse to push the boat out and get well and truly dressed up.
WEARING white doesn't have to be the sole right of the bride - these days many walk down the aisle in a different colour altogether.
This white wide brimmed hat, left, is just pounds 4 from Matalan's Spring/Summer 2008 collection.
FLOWERS and weddings go together like bread n'butter - combine the two in headgear with Beyond Retro's vintage floral dress hat, below left, pounds 18. Check out the vintage clothing store's website at www.beyondretro.com IF you don't want to go the whole hog and don a hat, how about a hairpiece. This pink flower and sequin piece, below, from designer Julien Macdonald is available at Debenhams, called Star it is priced at pounds 20.
GO zebra with this dramatic hat from Accessorize, second down - it'll certainly create a talking point. Team with a simple black slimline dress for an elegant look and at pounds 16, it won't break the bank. It's less formal than some wedding hats - but it'll certainly leave an impression.
TRILBYS are very definitely de rigeur these days. Check out these two versions, third and fourth down, from Accessorize - one diamond weave and one basket weave. Both are pounds 16.
SIMPLE and stylish with an elegant twist that has mother of the bride stamped all over it - this silver feathered hat, bottom, is pounds 50 from the J by Jasper Conran collection at Debenhams.
TOP hats are for the men of the party aren't they? Not any more. Next Directory have a black mini top hat fascinator for pounds 16 that is stylish and elegant, below.
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|Publication:||Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)|
|Date:||Mar 10, 2008|
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