Royal Ascot

Here are a few snaps from our most recent photo shoot with one of our dearest friends and our favourite photographer Michaela Waddell from Verity Productions. Michaela is a fantastic photographer and has created some of the most beautiful images for us and has done it yet again with this recent photo shoot! These designs used for the photo shoot were specifically designed for Royal Ascot. These pieces are bold and vibrant with intriguing silhouettes creating eye catching head pieces. All our designs are hand dyed and made. Each made exclusively upon request, which allows our creative juices to flow … Continue reading Royal Ascot

‘Get the Look’ Gucci

“Get the Look” Gucci SS14 One our lovely clients is off to Ladies Day at Royal Ascot next week and is wearing this beautiful Gucci Dress from their Spring/Summer 2014 Collection. In preparation for the event we have created exclusively for her a Hat that matches perfectly. We take great pride in all our designs, our Head Designer is nothing less than a perfectionist and worked on this design personally. Hand dying each aspect to ensure the colours matched and the overall outfit looked flawless and coordinated to perfection. We love the colour composition of raspberry, sunburnt orange and black, … Continue reading ‘Get the Look’ Gucci

Are you Ready… for some extravagance!

Are you Ready for Royal Ascot? Because we definitely are! This is one our favourite events of the year. Ultimate Design Hats loves Royal Ascot not only for all the beautiful millinery pieces we get to create but to see our pieces come to life on our clients and make their outfits look perfect and our wonderful customers looking absolutely beautiful. Here are some photos from one our photoshoots set at Balmule House in the beautiful Scottish countryside. Set in the heart of the Fife countryside, just north of Dunfermline, Balmule House is remarkably easy to get to. Driving time … Continue reading Are you Ready… for some extravagance!

‘Get the Look’ L.K.Bennett London

“Get the Look” L.K. Bennett SS14 Our recent collaboration with L.K. Bennett for their Spring/Summer 2014 has been fantastic. We have created some exclusive designs specially tailored to compliment their most recent range and colour palette. The Duchess of Cambridge is seen here wearing two dresses from L.K. Bennett’s current SS14 collection, both pieces featuring that statement fire blue that is a perfect colour for the Summer season. It’s bold and block colour creates a statement fearless look that will make you stand out in the crowd. This outfit accompanied with one our hat designs (whose colour palette has been … Continue reading ‘Get the Look’ L.K.Bennett London

The Scottish Wedding Channel

Ultimate Design Hats has been working with the Scottish Wedding Channel; The Scottish Wedding Channel is the world’s first online bridal magazine – with every feature in video format. A pioneering new way to inform, advise and entertain viewers with a variety of features including expert advice, hair and make-up tutorials, DIY segments, real life weddings, venue features and supplier spotlight. So who better for us to team up with the wedding season to bring more designs and trends to our viewers and clients! Here are some behind the scene photos for our most recent collaboration where we and our … Continue reading The Scottish Wedding Channel

L.K. Bennett London

Ultimate Design Hats has teamed up with L.K. Bennett London for their Spring/Summer 2014 Collection this season. Creating exclusive and unique designs to produce a polished and complete look with L.K. Bennett’s current styles. Featuring styles worn by the Duchess of Cambridge on her recent Royal Tour in Australia, these designs are full of colour and vibrancy getting ready for a spring fever. Our designs are currently on display at their Glasgow Store. L.K. Bennett London, Glasgow Store: 32 Royal Exchange Square, City Centre, Glasgow G1 3AB, United Kingdom +44 141 221 5500 Check out both our exclusive designs on … Continue reading L.K. Bennett London


With Wedding Season kicking off and Royal Ascot soon approaching, we are giving one lucky lady (or gent) the chance to win this stunning BESPOKE creation! All you have to do is LIKE and SHARE this post on Facebook for a chance to win this hat, which has a retail value of £375! The winner will be announced once we hit 800 LIKES on Facebook!  This is a fantastic opportunity to make all your friends green with envy, and to stand out in the crowd either at Royal Ascot or your next event such as a Wedding, Ladies Day, Races or even just … Continue reading HAT COMPETITION!