‘Get the look’ Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama is very fond of Preen and has wore other creations of the label in numerous times in the past. This particular dress is outstanding as it catches the hottest trends of the season, lace and bright neon pastel hues, extremely flattering for your post-holiday tan. Created by hand, Hat Style No. 202 is the perfect accessory to accompany the dress in an impeccable style. Its base consisting of natural sinamay fan in navy blue, embellished with so en vogue lime yellow goose feathers that catch the eye and give a fresh, playful touch. The details, silk flowers and … Continue reading ‘Get the look’ Michelle Obama

Who doesn’t Love a Bow?

Who doesn’t love a bow right? Some of our latest designs we have been working on in our studio. We love the wide brim hat using bold and statement colours, creating this a charismatic look to compliment a charismatic personality.     These colours are perfect for this summer and to create a bright and vibrant look. This is Style No. 147 and is available on our online shop. It is great for a Spring/Summer event either as a guest or as a Mother of the Bride/Mother of the Groom. Continue reading Who doesn’t Love a Bow?

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