Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne brings a sea of fashion, style, colour and of course... Millinery, with people travelling from all over to be a part of this magical event. It is a favourite time of the year for myself, one in which I look forward to. To be honest after all the years I have been going to the races, I haven't watched one race or placed a bet (yes I'm serious), I'm too busy basking in the fashions on the field, the amazing style and magnificent headpieces, it's a fashion addicts dreamland.
The usual fashion addict would usually buy the outfit, then the shoes, bag and the the millinery to suit, well I have a very unorthodox way of this process. I first buy the millinery and then work the outfit in... crazy I know, but it makes it all the more fun! I'm all about quirky and stylish design and this is why I love pieces by Ford Millinery.
Ford Millinery is lead by Chantelle Ford (The Block‘s Chantelle & Steve), Ford Millinery designs and hand-crafts unique, elegant and fabulously frisky hats, fascinators and headpieces for beauties who loathe to be draped in drab. Less about “you should” and more about “you can”, their pieces are designed to embellish your race-wear, bridal gowns, party frocks and everyday-wear-for-the-enviably-bold.
I'm seriously crushing over Ford's SS15 Architectural Collection which has an origami inspired feel with the precision of an architect with its sleek design. Each piece is hand-scored & crafted using non-traditional techniques and materials. Ford pieces are sure to turn heads!
At Ford Millinery you have the choice of many styles and colours and each piece is light and comfortable to wear. If you want to avoid that awkward moment of running into someone wearing the same headpiece, opt for a Ford Millinery 'One Off' piece. As an added bonus Ford has a sale going on with up to 60% off! Crazy!! Happy shopping!
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