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How to Wear a Fascinator

Showcasing both vintage-inspired designs and fashion-forward details, Karen Millen offers a wide range of fascinators, each making an irresistible investment for the occasion season. Discover how to wear a fascinator and allow these key pieces to provide a polished finishing touch to every occasion wear outfit.


An iconic event with a prestigious reputation, the Henley Royal Regatta inspires classic and elegant style. If attending this year, nod to tradition by finishing the outfit with a boater hat to match the ambience of the event. This monochrome headpiece can easily be paired with a matching midi dress to create an instantly put-together look.

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Floral Detail Boater Hat
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With the arrival of the much-anticipated race season, ensure every sartorial detail is in place. Royal Ascot is undoubtedly one of the highest-regarded horse racing events, bringing with it a formidable dress code. Fascinators may be worn in the Queen Anne and Village Enclosure, however, are not permitted in the Royal Enclosure. For this area, choose a hat or headpiece which measures at least four inches. This statement boater style is detailed with an elegant ribbon detail and makes a magnificent choice for a day at Royal Ascot.

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Statement Boater Hat


When it comes to wedding guest attire, the style possibilities are vast, although are usually tamed by a designated dress code. For traditional venues, enhance a classic dress or jumpsuit with a timeless headpiece. Choosing a neutral or pastel palette promises to exude effortless sophistication, especially for spring and summer nuptials. Complement the chosen ensemble with a co-ordinating headpiece to create a harmonious look. This asymmetric disc fascinator makes an excellent choice, crafted with an easy-to-wear headband and an undeniably elegant shape.

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Asymmetric Disc Headband Fascinator


For those who prefer to make a statement in an eye-catching piece, embrace the joyful wedding day ambience in a vibrant, dopamine-inducing hue. For jubilant affairs, a bright splash of colour adds a playful twist to traditional ensembles. Style this bright pink fascinator with a co-ordinating dress for an impactful ensemble or contrast the electric hue with a pared-back dress.

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Large Spiral Detail Fascinator
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Whether leaning towards a minimalist, sleek wedding dress or a glamorous sequin gown, a bridal headband provides an unforgettable finishing touch to the look. Don’t underestimate the power of accessorising, the right shape can completely transform the formality of an outfit. This statement headpiece is adorned with spectacular floral pieces, adding a feminine essence to any ensemble, while a birdcage veil creates an element of allure while walking down the aisle.

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Dramatic Flower Viel Fascinator
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Engagement parties are a time for celebration and unrestricted creativity. From elegant slip dresses to daring tailored pieces, each can be elevated with the right accessories. Featuring a retro-inspired profile and birdcage veil, this headband exudes a luxurious and timeless aesthetic and can be paired with endless ensembles.

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Dobby Mesh Detail Fascinator
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