After the Royal Wedding a lot of women in the world started to look at beautiful hats differently. One might say England is the country that knows how to handle hats the best. It’s not compulsory to wear hats to weddings and other formal events in the UK, but it is quite a tradition. Take the Royal Ascot horse racing events. Most of the British ladies spend days in hat boutiques before visiting these legendary affairs.
If you are somewhere in the rest of the world you might feel a little bit self-conscious about wearing a hat. Well, our answer to that is: don’t be! Wearing a hat is fun and it adds a flair of mystery and charm to your image, not to mention elegance and femininity. Nowadays only brave and stylish women wear hats, so why not be that woman?
And wedding is one of the best events to wear your beautiful hat to, especially if you are the bride’s or groom’s mother.
There are a few etiquette rules to remember regarding hats on a wedding:
– Traditionally ladies keep their hats on until the mother of the bride removes hers
– If the mother of the bride is not wearing a hat, then follow the lead of the senior ladies present
– Try not to upstage the groom or the bride with your hat
Here are a few examples of hats appropriate to wear by the mother of the bride or groom:
If you are still not sure about whether to wear a hat to a wedding or not, a beautiful hair accessory could be a perfect option.