Statement Hats and Fascinators for Derby Day

fascinators and hats

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Arturo Rios
L.A. hatmaker Arturo Rios positions iridescent green and gold peacock feathers on a round headpiece from which sprouts a dramatic profusion of green peacock flue feathers. An elastic string that runs along the back hairline secures the hat. ($175 at Arturo Rios)
Hats in the Belfry
The Makins Rosalyn Panama floral cloche is a handmade vintage-inspired cloche, finely woven of Panama straw with a four-and-a-half-inch brim. A white oversize flower adds femininity to the otherwise tailored style. ($228 at Hats in the Belfry)
Plum Love fascinator by PeacockPixys is handmade with plum satinettes, a dyed plum peacock feather, rusty brown biot stems, a beige turkey feather, and a hint of ivory French netting. It’s finished with a center rhinestone jewel. ($36 at Etsy)
Simply Devine
This simple camel-colored disc is topped with a white puff of feathers and dramatic black biots and plumes, is attached to a headband for easy wearing. (£135 at Simply Devine)
Etsy/Designs by Portobello
The Duffy peacock headpiece from Designs by Portobello includes dyed emu plumages, peacock eye plumes, and peacock feather, and is embellished with a rhinestone center piece. ($89 at Etsy)
Arturo Rios
This hot pink fairy forest number by L.A. hatmaker Arturo Rios is created out of netting, lace, and antique velvet leaves, then accented with a rose fashioned from black paillettes. An elastic secures it to the head. A word of warning: The person who sits behind you may be annoyed. ($175 at Arturo Riosy)
Louise Macdonald
Go high instead of wide in the Clio, an elegant sculptural confection in a natural tone with crisp black trim. ($460 at Louise MacDonald Millinery)
John Lewis
nThis Whiteleys Fascinator is made from two layers of fine, pink mesh and subtly trimmed with feathers of the same shade. It attaches to the hair with a comb. (£39 at John Lewis)
This oversized ivory silk rose corsage fascinator is stunning. The designer, who goes simply by Emma (her Etsy handle is hapitat), can attach the flower to a headband or a long metal comb. Custom made in a variety of colors, it works for a bride, or guest. ($245 at Etsy)
Jasmin Zorlu
San Francisco milliner Jasmin Zorlu specializes in sculptural creations that she likes to describe as "transcending time and space." She favors exotic materials, as seen here with this Fishy Fascinator, which is constructed from aquatic leather. ($429 at Jasmin Zorlu Millinery)
The red and fuschia Soire by Ariane Millinery in Los Angeles is a crownless assymmetrical hat handcrafted from banana and sinamay straw and embellished with floral embroidery. ($750 at Ariane Millinery)
This lime butterfly- accented fascinator from Star by Julien Macdonald is pure spring. The classic, airy wide-brimmed design has a turquoise rose corsage, butterfly detail, and is finished with purple feathers and turquoise swirls. (On sale, £48 at Debenham)
Inspired by the royal wedding, the Kate fascinator by Canadian company Pomp and Plumage is the designer’s take on what Kate should wear to her reception. This piece is constructed on a sinamay base with chinchilla feathers, celadon, white, and champagne coque tail feathers, and a turquoise cameo set in an antique-style setting. ($140 at Etsy)
Vintage 1950s pink fascinator with silk flowers and mini velvet brim. ($28 from JLVintage at Etsy)
The April cocktail hat by Vive La Reine! features a charming chaffinch in a nest amongst violets and pussy-willows, perched on a green velvet headband. The piece is handmade by the designer in a Victorian terraced cottage in Colchester, England's oldest town. ($190 at Etsy)
Ariane Millinery
The Tesla by Ariane Millenery is a handcrafted lightweight floppy derby hat with a Swiss braid pattern, embellished with a vintage black striped yellow feather and black flower. Easy to wear and not too flamboyant, it’s great for beginners. ($650 at Ariane Millinery)
Kate Bishop
The Rio, done here in natural, is a extra-large pleated, asymmetric extravaganza trimmed in black with a puff of a floret. ($425 at Kate Bishop)
The Alice by Alice Hart Couture presents a spectacular flourish of dyed blue exotic bird feathers and sits on a buckram base with a blue rhinestone button. A hat elastic secures it to your head. ($250 at Etsy)
Granville Milinery
This natural Panama hat with eight-inch brim is trimmed with a wide swathe of dark purple ribbon and a pair of lush silk peonies dyed with blueberries. ($498 at Granville Millinery Company)
This vintage-inspired mini beret fascinator in silver by Nerida Fraiman is pure glam, with the shimmering mesh bow and diamante circle detail. It sits on the head with an elasticised headband. (£229 at Harrods)
Granville Milinery
Designer Amy Hamilton of Granville Millinery fashioned navy blue parisisal flowers to create this stylized headpiece that is fastened on with a hair comb. ($198 at Granville Millinery Company)
This feather headband by Los Angeles milliner Louise Green starts with stiff caramel-colored and brown feathers tinged with white and black, then explodes in a profusion of airy black plumes. ($205 at Louise Green Millinery)
Arturo Rios
Arturo Rio’s Violet is an over-the-top cocktail piece fashioned from violet netting with black velvet polka dots. A violet silk rose and spiky black feathers complete the striking look. ($178 at Arturo Rios)
Jane Taylor
This airy oval disk in Aegean blue designed by Jane Taylor is trimmed with multi-hued peacock feathers and gorgeous aqua orchids. A fascinator, not a hat, it’s attached to a headband. (£470 at Jane Taylor Millinery)
The Beatrice fascinator by London millinery house Snoxells is made from taupe sinemay and set on a comb. Strands of stitched sequins are interspersed with feathers for sparkle and movement. (£49.99 at Simply Devine)
House of Fraser
This Jacques Vert piece has gathered ivory netting that creates a birdcage veil, diamond cut feathers in a trio of colors, and a silk geranium, all attached to a satin ribbon-covered headband. The blush and coral colors are at once neutral but uplifting, soft and bold. (£79 at House of Fraser)
One can’t help but picture Catherine wearing this cobalt Beano fascinator by royal milliner Philip Treacy. The disc style is done in natural, woven straw fiber, embellished with a bow of the same material. The piece attaches to the hair with a comb. (£659 at Harrods)
Jane Taylor
Jane Taylor sets a large disc in oyster on a white headband ablaze with zigzag and diamond-cut raspberry feathers. (£425 at Jane Taylor Millinery)
Granville Milinery
Ohio-based designer Amy Hamilton created a classic panama in feminine shades of pink, then trimmed it with sheer black ribbon. There’s an adjustable cotton band inside. ($248nAt Granville Millinery Company)
Louise Green
The Faye from Louise Green does it with shimmer. This wide-brimmed piece is made from black parisisal and sinamay with gold metallic detailing, and topped with a spray of gold diped leaves. ($550 at Louise Green)
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