It started off with Derby Day on the 28th of February. The traditional black and white was out in force, always a striking look.
Here all the lovely ladies wearing Monika Neuhauser Millinery
and drumroll………the Daily Winner
Johanna is wearing an Asos dress, shoes from Wildpair, clutch from Colette, hat by Monika Neuhauser Millinery. The bespoke hat was blocked into a Dior shape from a twisted paper fishnet plate and trimmed with crinoline crescents with pearl detail.
Then they proceeded to line up all the regional finalists to select the national Derby Day winner. Eleanor Campbell made it to the top 5 – judge Kerrie Stanley putting the sash on her.
Eleanor’s bespoke hat was blocked in a white front, black back portion sinamay and trimmed with hand cut, stiffened and wired guipure lace elements. 2 quills across the front finished this piece. The block I used is from the Rebecca Share collection by Hatblocks by Design
The hat I wore on the day was an oversized button blocked from fishnet plate, trimmed with handmade flowers made from recycled plastic, sculptured quills, crinoline loops as well as a butterfly and a dragonfly.
And this was how this fantastic day ended perfectly. With a lovely dinner looking out at the harbour at the Auckland Waterfront Soul Bar and Restaurant.
Great day to start off Cup week.