V V Chapeaux goes Racing

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V V Chapeaux - Race Day Inspirations

Winning Styles

Racing StyleRacing Style
Clotted Cream Goodwood Bow (sold) - A Clotted Cream percher with soft Pale Wisteria crin mixed with Cream Bows and Swirls.
Raceday styleRaceday style
Ascot Swirl (sold) - An Arabian Sandstorm buntal saucer with cut feather mount and handmade Clotted Cream Roses. Finished with soft veiling and a bow at the back.
Raceday StyleRaceday Style
Deauville Swirl - A Clotted Cream round buntal base adorned with a Kingfisher crin sweeps and curls, and a pretty giant crin bow held with a central large feather flower.
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Ascot Swirl - A Lily of the Valley straw percher with Pale Lobelia ondulation crin and crin swirls finished with three mini pearls.
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Belmont Spring - A classic Side Percher in Pitch Blue with handmade wired Lily of the Valley sprigs and rose buds.
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Ascot Bouquet - A Clotted Cream blocked percher air hostess style - with vintage mini 1940's flowers with pearl centres, pearl buds, and handmade tight swirl centre silk satin roses toppped with organdy and silk rose buds.
Raceday styleRaceday style
Longchamp Flare - A Pitch Blue handmade veil disc with two biot mounts and two handmade feather mounts dotted with Muscari glass beads. Parisienne chic on Arc day…
Raceday styleRaceday style
Goodwood Swirl - Raspberry sculpted folded crin sweeping around a straw Raspberry side percher with a centre passementerie pin. The Downs will swoon…



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San Siro Flower (sold) - A large classic two tone sinamay hat with a hand painted leather crinkled flower in beige and cream tones, a crinoline black plaited large double bow on the side, with a centre of mini black sequin diamante flower.
Raceday styleRaceday style
Muscari Longchamp Bleu - A handmade veil disk in Muscari with vintage Muscari guinea fowl trim flowers with crystal Muscari centres, and two spiked feather mounts.
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Keeneland Twist - Sculpted Arabian Sandstorm disc with a rough edge, diamond veiling and two Lily of the Valley handmade feather flowers.
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Deauville Jaunt - A Sissinghurst Pink and Post Box Red double colour fine straw hat with hand cut Sissinghurst Pink feather pom.
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Longchamp Bow - A Magenta and Plum mixed crin with two handmade cut feather flowers and a Vintage Blusher handmade Veil Disk.
Raceday looksRaceday looks
Pale Wisteria Keeneland Veil - A soft and pretty bunch of Pale Wisteria renunculas and two biot feather mounts on a buntal button finished with dotted Plum veiling.
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Ascot Poppy (sold) - A poppy pop Post Box Red buntal side percher with waffle veil and hand made giant poppy.
Derby HatDerby Hat
Sherbet Lemon Derby Bow (sold) - A sculpted straw disc shaped and stitched to form a giant faux rose with a hand plaited straw giant bow.
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Pale Lemon Delmar Deb - A vintage rafia plaited braid blocked to a little percher with Italian handmade 1990 flowers in fluorescent green.
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Longchamp Belle (sold) - A Lily of the Valley handmade veil disc with two handcut feather and biot flowers, Deep Forest mount with coq sprays, finished with green and cream dots.
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Deauville Sweep (sold) - A Clotted Cream saucer with Leaf Green beaded grape details and a Leaf Green crin sweeping around the brim and beautiful crin bows fastened with tiny bunches of grapes.
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Deaville Wave (sold) - Elegant side wave sinamay sweep in Clotted Cream encapsulated with hand pleated cream crin and two statement hand cut star feather flowers perched on the side.

Many thanks to;

Vivi at Viewzfinder

Flo at Flo Brooks Photography 

Location - D'Oyly Carte Island

Styling - Sarah Kate Byrne

Make up - @marthasitwell

Clothes - Beulah, Claire Mischevani, Constantine Rex, Suzannah London, Mignonette, Loan the Look Rental, Caroline Andrew, 

Jewellery - Annoushka, Kastur Jewels

Models - Jennifer Jane, Sapphire O'Neil