The Earl and Countess of Wessex attended Royal Ascot again today, Sophie in another fantastic repeated statement hat. In muted grey-lavender straw, this hat’s button crown is surrounded in a mushroom brim raised on one side, entirely overlaid in ostrich feathers.
It’s wonderful to see this piece again! The feathers are a triumph, giving wonderful lightness and whimsey to the piece; I so adore the mix of different shades from palest grey-purple to lavender and darker lilac. The impact of this hat simply would not be the same without that dimensional colour mix.
Designer: Jane Taylor. Blouse by Soler, skirt by Suzannah.
Previously Worn: Jun 21, 2018
Prince Edward was in his racing finest again today with his beautiful black silk antique top hat. Notice the racing horses on his tie!