Gold Silk Beaded and Feathered Smartie Headpiece Cocktail Ascot Hat "Olivia"
DESCRIPTIONHandmade Headpiece Made to order in 15 Working Days.
Hand Blocked and Sewn Smartie Headpiece called "Olivia", Made to order in 15 working days, with all details handmade using Traditional Millinery Techniques.
"Olivia" is a Smartie Base Headpiece Handblocked in Buckram and Sinamay, and covered in Gold Beaded Silk. The Base is then decorated in a huge hand made arrangement of Curled Ostrich Quills, Knotted Goose Biots, and Chevron Cut Coque feathers, all in Brilliant Gold, and a single Gold Swarovski Pearl.
This headpiece is totally handmade, and so we can discuss other colours, depending on availability of materials by request.
This headpiece can of course be worn with Gold outfits, but is Brilliant as a colour contrast dressed with lots of other colours like Plum (as seen in the Pictures), Navy, Teal, Burgundy, Forest Green, Royal, White, Cream, Black.... lots of options.
Base Measures 6" diameter, with the feathers arrangement measuring approx 12.5" in height. (Yes this headpiece is Royal Ascot Royal Enclosure permitted)
Attached using invisible elastic band that you wrap around the back of head, under hair, securing the headpiece to the front right of head.
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Earrings: Kate Spade Click for Earrings (UK).
Lipstick: Clinique. Click for Lipstick (UK).
Eyeshadow: Clarins. Click for Eyeshadow (UK)
Bag: Dune. Click for Bag (UK).
Nail Varnish: Nails Inc. Click for Nail Polish.
Boots: Ted Baker. Click for Boots (UK)
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Condition : New
Product Code : FG3112
Bought this to wear as Mother of The Bride for my daughters wedding, and oh my what an impression it made. Such a stunning couture piece, I nearly upstaged my daughter. She wanted to wear it herself!! So, so pleased. Will be back when (IF!) my son gets married. x
Karen Thomas | Nottingham | December 2015