The Handbook
The Handbook

If you want to turn heads, nothing works better than a great hat. And nowhere is this more apparent than at the races, where sky’s the limit as far as eye catching creations go. So as this summer’s sporting social season draws nearer, it’s time to see who’s got the top hat.

This years Investec Derby Festival, held at Epsom Downs Racecourse, is providing the perfect opportunity to help get your eye in the hat game. Rachel Trevor Morgan has been designing hats for Her Majesty The Queen since 2006 and has been appointed as the ‘Official Milliner’ for this year’s Investec Derby Festival.

Rachel has designed a bespoke ‘Derby Collection’ especially for the event, which will be modeled for all festival goers to see. As the first iconic event of the Summer attended by a crowd in excess of 135,000, the Investec Derby Festival is the ultimate platform to showcase millinery including this seasons styles; delicate pillbox hats with feminine flowers and face veils and sweeping statement picture hats as recommended by Rachel Trevor Morgan.

The dates you need to save are Friday 4th and Saturday 5th June. If you want to get a taste of what’s to come, Rachel’s beautiful hats can be found at Harrods and a bespoke service is also available at her studio. They’re worn by a faithful following of British royals, celebrities and clients seeking a hat to flatter and finish an outfit.

Looks like the odds are set to make Rachel’s hats, this years winner.