The best wedding guest fascinators for wedding season

Finish off your wedding guest outfit with a beautiful fascinator. Fit for a royal!

Wedding guests in fascinators

by Eleanor Weaver |

Wedding season is upon us, more so than ever this year. With your nearest and dearest having had to postpone their big day over the past couple of years, like us, you may have found that all your wedding invites have come at once.

You may have your wedding guest outfits all sorted, but you can’t forget about the finishing touches. If you really want to elevate your look for the special occasion, top your head with the favourite accessory, the fascinator. Choose one that complements the colours in the rest of your dress or accessories, and you’ll be able to wear it again and again, for weddings, christenings, cocktail parties, and other formal events.

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So, whether you’re a mother-in-law-to-be or a friend or a relative of a loved one, here are our pick of the best wedding guest fascinators so you’re ready for the occasion.

Where did fascinators originate?

The fascinator has become a classic piece of British attire that traces all the way back to the 17th Century. Adopted by the aristocracy and influenced by French high fashion, the formal headpiece made a comeback in the 1980s and today has become a high-society staple.

If you ever need some inspiration for what outfit and fascinator to wear to a wedding, you can take a look at the royals such as Sophie Wessex and Kate Middleton who know just how to adorn this fabulous headpiece:

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