The Most High-Fashion Hats to Wear at the St. Leger Stakes
The St. Leger Stakes is one of the most prestigious races in Europe. Being the last of the British Classic Races, the race has taken place every September since 1776. It’s run over 6 furlongs and 132 yards and is restricted to 3-year old thoroughbreds.
Since it’s the last of the English Classics for the summer, this event is the epitome of class and calls for the best in high-fashion accessories. Everyone is dressed to impress, and of course, the staple high-couture hats are always present.
This year, the St. Leger Stakes falls on September 15th. With that date quickly approaching it’s time to get shopping for the perfect hat to complete your look. Gold Coast Couture is your one-stop shop for high-end couture hats for all occasions. We’ve compiled our top picks for the 2018 St. Leger Stakes.
Here are our top choices for this year’s St. Leger Stakes:
The Lady Diane Hat from Vixen Millinery
Vixen Millinery’s Lady Diane hat is a complex beauty. This wide-brim slanted design is topped with a bouquet of roses, leaves, and sprouting feathers. This sinamay design truly mirrors the elegance of the St. Leger Stakes. This chic hat is available in a powder blue seamist or classic blush. You can’t go wrong with this choice.
The Priscilla Hat from Nigel Rayment
Looking to stand out? The Priscilla from Nigel Rayment is sure to achieve just that. This extra wide-brim stunning red hat is topped with gorgeous floral bouquets and black feathers. Its size is sure to make a statement.
Pair this statement red hat with a plain white or black outfit and you’re sure to make a splash at the St. Leger Stakes.
The Tandy from Eugenia Jiménez
If you’re more of a fascinator person, Eugenia Jiménez has you covered. The Tandy headpiece is a sleek, glossy, blush fascinator. Topped with swarms of ivory handmade silk flowers, this hat is the perfect seductive and simple piece. The best choice if you’re looking for something easy yet striking. Its neutral color can accompany almost any outfit and is sure to catch a few eyes.
The Small Oval from Philip Treacy
The St. Leger Stakes is one of the last outdoor events of the summer, so...why not incorporate those warm summer colors while you still can? Philip Treacy’s Small Oval hat incorporates all the blossoming colors of summer.
This buttermilk wide-brim hat is topped with a multi-colored pansy bouquet that resonates with the warm summer months. This floral bouquet is attached to a beige satin band. The hat is the perfect piece to close out summer with. Take advantage of these stunning colors while you still can!
Whether you’re looking for a simple fascinator headpiece or a huge statement, wide-brim, colorful hat, Gold Coast Couture has the best options for the St. Leger Stakes. Our fabulous selection from the best high-fashion designers is sure to “Wow” the crowd. The St. Leger Stakes will be here before you know it so get shopping!