Its T(hat) time of Year AGAIN!

Its T(hat) time of Year AGAIN!

Amongst the weddings, Christenings and Race meets – Royal Ascot as ever is the biggest event on the hatting calendar – we are having plenty of orders placed already so please get your consultation booked to avoid disappointment.

Royal Ascot this year runs from:

Tuesday 17th – Saturday 21st June 2014

We hope some of our clients will be having a fabulous time this year in the Birdcage

We have selected a few pieces from our SS14 to start with some inspiration for pieces that can be worn as fabulous pieces to enjoy at Race meets later this year.

Piece can be entirely bespoke – matched to your outfit with colour and finishing and size,

Please also come and have a look at our Ready-to-wear collections in our Mayfair Atelier

59 Duke Street,




SS14 – Chasing Dreams


SS14 – Amnesia


SS14 – Desire


SS14 – Signature Matador


SS14 Signature Violet


Just as a reminder;

The Dress Code

Royal Ascot this year runs from:

Tuesday 17th – Saturday 21st June 2014

Ladies are kindly reminded that format day wear is a requirement in the royal enclosure.

Ladies may wear a formal day dress or skirt and top. Dresses and skirts should be of a modest length, defined as falling just above the knee or longer, the straps of dresses and tops should be at least 1 inch wide (2.5cm) – Please note that strapless, off the shoulder, halter-neck and spaghetti straps are not permitted.

Jackets and pashminas may be worn but dresses and tops worn underneath should comply with the Royal Enclosure dress code.

Trouser suits are welcome. The should be of full length and of matching material and colour.

Most Importantly for us:


Hats should be worn.

A headpiece with a base of 4 inches (10cm) or more is an acceptable alternative in the royal enclosure

Please note that fascinators are no longer permitted in the Royal Enclosure.

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Please find this information about Royal Ascot and contact details for tickets here 

Please come and visit our new Atelier in Mayfair!

Where else could be better to select your complete outfit for the desired occasion than the surrounds of Mayfair.


London Milliner and bespoke hat designer Laura Apsit Livens creates the highest quality head pieces from her Mayfair studio and showroom in central London