- Add a Touch of Whimsy
fascinator can be worn any time you want to
add a touch of style, drama, or whimsy to your outfit. A
fascinator is a headpiece, worn in your hair, made from flowers,
feathers, and other adornments. They look fantastic when
paired with birdcage veils for a fresh yet vintage look.
They have grown very
popular, because they are so stylish, comfortable, and fun to wear.
case you've never heard of the term and are searching for a hair
feather or hair flower clip, according to Wikipedia, here is some
history on the term fascinator:
fascinator is a
headpiece, a style of millinery. The word originally referred to a
fine, lacy head covering akin to a shawl made from wool or lace. The
term had fallen almost into disuse by the 1970s.
the early 21st century the term has made a comeback but the meaning has
slightly changed and now is used to describe a delicate, slightly
frivolous head decoration worn on the hair almost exclusively by women.
Modern fascinators are commonly made with feathers, flowers and/or
beads. They attach to the hair by a comb, headband or clip.
adornment for formal attire and are an alternative to wearing a hat.
They are particularly popular at premium horse racing events, such as
the Grand National and the Melbourne Cup. They may also be worn at
weddings by guests, and also as an alternative to a bridal veil.
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Modeled by Nicole.
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Below are photos of some
of the fascinators we have made for other brides to be! Our
one of a kind designs sell out quickly, so if you see one you like,
it! Custom bespoke fascinators are our specialty!
us (ellenmariepdx at gmail.com) and send your wedding gown photos, and
we can design one just for you.
also design fascinators, and fascinator hats for every day wear and
special occasions like Kentucky Derby parties, race day, New Years Eve
parties, theme parties, and more.
Contact us if the
fascinator you wanted has sold out, and we will work with you to create
a custom design just for you.
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of the Silver Surfer - Vintage Birdcage Veil
with Cathedral Veil Style
have increased the popularity of these veils. This vintage
birdcage veil style combines a birdcage veil in the front, and a long
plain edge cathedral veil in back. This gives you the best of
for classic and vintage style for your wedding. You probably
veil from the Movie Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, where
as Sue Storm stunned audiences with this beautiful and dramatic
combination wedding veil
style. This is a beautiful set! You can remove the
back veil and
wear the birdcage veil as a pouf during your reception.
Contact us for
can do your cage veil in any length or color that you need, and with
any veil trim or
edge (plain, lace, beaded, crystals).
veils and handcrafted designer bridal jewelry by Ellen
movies with this glamorous style include Reese
Witherspoon's birdcage veil in Sweet Home Alabama. Katherine
Grey's Anatomy and several movies) wore a beautiful birdcage veil, as