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A Piece of Magic is a Hat

Not only are we in the midst of Wedding Season, but trips to the races are on the horizon too! If you are looking for the magnificent hat, hatinator or fascinator, then look no further because here at The Hattery we have the most fabulous array of colourful and beautiful modern millinery. Luxury hat hire at your fingertips.


In just a few weeks the month of June will herald the arrival of Ascot - elegance, fashion and glamour will reach the highest heights and the hat is a millinery masterpiece!

Let me help you find your perfect hat for the races. Offering Hat Hire in Norwich and Norfolk (and further afield) I am proud to showcase an elite range of luxury occasion hats whatever your event and for the races - the sublime, fabulous and extraordinary eye-catching hats!





Ascot has set the most beautiful scene for racing that has continued for hundredhundreds of years. In the Royal Enclosure, ladies must wear a hat of 4 inces in diameter and fascinators are not permitted.Midriffs must not be on show, nor shoulders in strapless dresses.


What colour for Ascot? Red is a bold statement colour, why not colour clash with hot pink! Black and navy are classic. At the Hattery we have all the colours of the rainbow to choose from - and matching bags!

I am proud to include in my elite collection such masterpieces that are truly aspirational for Ascot and any other race meeting you may be attending. Ascot etiquette dictates that ladies must wear a hat or headpiece with a solid base of 4" in the Royal Enclosure. Fascinators are not permitted, novelty hats are not allowed and formal daywear is de rigueur. Halter necks, strapless dresses, one-shoulder garments are not acceptable.


Began hundreds of years ago....Edward VI famously described Ascot as 'a garden party with racing tacked on.' The Thursday of the race meeting known as Ladies' Day at Ascot was first described so in 1823, when an anonymous poet said that 'the women, like angels, look sweetly divine.' In 1825, George IV began the tradition of Royal carriage processions up the course, making Royal Ascot into one of the most important events in the social season. In this era of dressing down, race meetings and particularly Ladies' Day are fabulous excuse for us all to dress up!

A day at the races is always such fun and if you are looking for a 'spirited' hat, well that is certainly possible as The Hattery will be able to meet all your needs to complete your outfit.Hats of all colours, designs and sizes will delight your senses and I recommend bringing along your chosen outfit to try on with the hats, which are available to hire or buy. Make your appointment at The Hattery today and be prepared to be dazzled by the stunning array for you to choose your masterpiece from! Wear your amazing hat with pride as your horse races to the winning post!

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