One reason I like Kate Middleton is because she likes hats—and wears them.
She also seems down-to-earth, except when she wears flamboyant fascinators. Then I like her even more.
Here are my favorites: the periwinkle blue wallpaper-print dress and matching fascinator:
The cream colored brocade coat and feather fascinator:
I love fascinators. I have a collection of the “real” kind and several headband styles. I rarely wear them outside—as I don’t live in England or attend polo matches. But I’m ready–just in case. While writing at home, I do wear them with my Lincecum jersey—the KEY to my stellar prose!
Here are my fascinators—modeled by Roni, who I think looks like the TV show character Veronica Mars. Since she is only a half-person, she gets half the name.
Number 11: This last one looks like one that Kate Middleton might wear.
Fascinators Number 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11 were hand-made by Anne at Baskers Designs from Revesby, Australia that I purchased on EBay. I think Baskers’ fascinators are the most creative (and affordably-priced) on EBay. Here’s the store link:
Next up: Fascinators I made myself. I’m not a crafty person but they turned out OK. Stay tuned…