Princess Beatrice – Royal Ascot 2017 – Day 4

Princess Beatrice  – Royal Ascot 2017 – Day 4

I know I’m terribly late in reviewing this hat…it’s been a hectic few months!  

Last year, during Royal Ascot, I wrote a blog post each day showing my favourite designs (http://www.katievaledesigns.com/blog/2017/07/royal-ascot-2017-day-4/).  And I choose this lovely piece that Princess Beatrice wore on Day 4, as my favorite Royal Hat of the Day.

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This nude saucer disc is decorated with cut pheasant feathers & dyed goose feathers in a vibrant orange.  I love how the cut feathers create an explosive design on both sides of the disc.

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The feathers used, usually have a soft, curved edge to them; making them delicate & tactile.  But by cutting them into angular spikes, gives a real modern feel to the piece.

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Princess Beatrice teamed this with a nude coat & orange purse.  The firey colours of the orange feathers, work so well with her hair colour & really pop without being too dramatic!  In this photo you can really see the detail of the beautiful feathers as they curve up over the side of the disc.

 

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Hats off to Princess Beatrice for this pretty piece!

 

 

Thanks

K

xx