Spring/Summer – altered orchard A dream like orchard, sparkling through the mist is the inspiration behind this season’s collection. Tiny pops of coloured vintage beads and glistening copper wire are scattered throughout, while crystal clear acrylic and metallic’s contrast against sheer silk organza. Signature shapes are teamed with new, in a palette of turquoise, rose gold, orange, teal, blush and black Styles range from day wear sun hats and visors to coolies, percher hats and easy to wear head bands perfect for events during the racing and wedding season.
Spring/Summer – sundown solitaire The wistful ballad ‘Lonesome Town’ by Ricky Nelson inspires ss16’s collection, conjuring a scene of a retro style romance with a cynical twist. nostalgic imagery of muses Brigitte Bardot and Nancy Sinatra bring Riviera roses and stripes, combined with Nashville tassels and dusty sunset tones. glazed raffia sits next to scarlet crepe jersey and pale blush textures and drapes, intertwined with rose printed acrylic and sky blue leather. Styles range from day wear sun hats and visors to coolies perfect for racing events such as Ascot, with a range of pieces just right for wedding guests too.
Spring/Summer – new natural A chic blend of nature and newness entwined with a signature mix of unexpected textures and clean, graceful silhouettes carefully selected innovative materials from acrylic set rose petals to portrait linen, lacquered wool and glass fabric set these pieces apart whilst retaining a sophisticated wearable aesthetic a pallet of fresh neutrals with pops of apricot, blush, lilac and navy complete this season’s collection perfect pieces for Ascot and many other racing events, weddings and lazy summer days photography: James Hazlett-Beard mua: Amy Wright model: Anna Keen
Spring/Summer – inner earth Delving deep into the earth to find inspiration, Sophie Beale’s latest collection evokes the sharp beauty of crystalline structures and precious metals, entwined with her dreamlike signature style to create a sweeping, geometric vision for SS14. a palette of black, white and charcoal with olive green and dusty pinks, combined with an array of textures and light scattering materials conjure up the rich atmosphere of a cave full of the earth’s most precious treasures. styles include a wide range of brimmed hats from elegant to angular, berets, hairbands and more adventurous shapes fit for Royal Ascot, weddings and society parties or simply to admire on their own.
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Autumn/Winter – under over aw15 sees the curving structure and fanciful nature of Victorian corsetry and rippling layers of the bustle entwine with playful textures inspired by modern luxury under garments. warmed up with layers of faux fur and sparkle to bring the inside out in Sophie Beale Millinery’s latest collection. latex and wool crepe are draped around shimmering metallics, leather and suede, with short bursts of faux fur and clear perspex, all in a luscious palette of mulberry, ice grey, camel and orange tied together with classic black. photography: James Hazlett-Beard mua: Amy Wright model: Pebbles
black fur felt percher hat with draped latex and mixed material pom poms one size £485
Autumn/Winter – western wild celebrating the understated beauty of the pigeon feather, Western Wild blends early 20thcentury Americana with native American textures. modernising through distilled line and detail for a streamlined collection this autumn winter 2014. Materials range from textured frosted acetates and leather to brushed cotton and fur felt with a muted palette of blended blacks into white, cool yellow and cranberry. photography: Peter Fingleton mua: Ivan Despues model: Charlotte Geraghty
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