We had the fantastic opportunity to present our New Spring/Summer Collection at the Scottish Wedding Show in February. It was an exhilarating weekend for us at Ultimate Design Hats. The first half of the day we were chatting with curious customers and helping them with the hat fitting, encouraging them to try on different styles,… Read More Introducing the New Spring/ Summer Collection at the Scottish Wedding Show 2017
Remember when we mentioned in our last post about raspberry being our favourite colour for this winter season? We loved the Duchess of Cambridge’s look for her first Christmas at Sandringham back in 2011. Matching berry tones with her hat and wool coat, but nothing too over the top. Like Kate, we have our own… Read More Get The Look – The Duchess of Cambridge
It’s that time of the year again – short days of sunshine and the start of the winter chill. On the bright side, it is also just six weekends away and it’ll be one of the most festive seasons of the year. Like many shops on the high street, the christmas tunes are on a… Read More What’s Going on This Winter?
Just a week ago was the Scottish Wedding Show 2016 that was held at the SECC in Glasgow. Needless to say, it was a busy weekend particularly with setting up on Friday, followed by the two days after. It was great to see, meet and hear from all the lovely responses from the visitors to our… Read More NEW Collection Launched at Scottish Wedding Show 2016
The Duchess of Cambridge is on the June cover shoot of the British Vogue! She’s rocking the felt Fedora hat in a muted dark green; in an overall relaxed, country-inspired style. A Fedora hat is the big trend on this season for the women who enjoy a bold, fearless and dynamic style! It is a very… Read More Kate Middleton Vogue Shot + Summer Fedora Hats!!
After a resounding success at the Scottish Wedding Show we are delighted to share the video from the Catwalk. A collaboration with the Italian designer Rinaldo Girasoli for our latest Bespoke Spring/Summer 2016 Collection. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did creating it!
So delighted to announce that we won the Scottish Wedding Awards for the Wedding Accessories Supplier of the year! The award ceremony was held in Crowne Plaza Hotel Glasgow and all the crème de la crème of the industry was attending. Had so much fun being there and chatting with everyone! A definitely memorable night.
Period films have always inspired us for a look more feminine and elegant. With this year’s Suffragette proving a big success, naturally retro styles are in demand… Our take is inspired by Angelina Jolie’s role in Changeling: With the accessories in warm burgundy tones, the timeless camel trench coat and the nude dress balancing it,… Read More Get the Look ‘Cloche’
A fedora is timeless accessory that gives character even to the simplest outfit. We get inspired by one of Victoria’s Secret’s ‘Angels’ for this everyday, hassle-free look! Shop the look here: WINTER HATS COLLECTION
We’ve been asked a lot of times to give a glimpse of how I make my hats and so we decided to record some stages of the creation process. I am proud of continuing an age-old tradition, using old techniques creating each hat and I thought this was a good opportunity to do so. There… Read More The Art of Millinery