What is By Harriet all about?

I take it for granted that everybody who happens across one of my social media posts or briefly clicks on my website will of course know what I’m about, what I do, why I do it, why I’m good at it etc. Bonkers really! I don’t really remember ever stating it out clearly so why on earth would anyone know so here goes.

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Grace Tie Front Shirt Dress, Bombshell - Wedding outfit styling advice

What will suit the Grace dress by Bombshell? Whatever your choice I believe comfort is key to any mother of the bride headpiece. You want to be able to put it on and forget it for the day. There are too many hugs, kisses and photographs, helping with your daughters dress, drinking champagne and juggling your clutch bag, you don’t need to hang on to your hat too.

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Boho Babe Collection, exquisite romantic hair accessories

I’m excited to introduce the new “Boho Babe” collection.  This is perfect if you are seeking a timeless romantic hair embellishment, pieces that provide a wide flexible range of styling options and are easy and comfortable to wear.

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Help, I'm a mother of the bride and I don't like hats!

What do you do when you believe hats don’t suit you? You’re a mother of the bride whose daughter is getting married and she wants you to wear one but you don’t. Does wearing a hat or headpiece fill you with utter fear and dread? Don’t panic

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Feather boleros, wraps, jackets & capes. Stay warm at an autumn winter wedding

Are you a bride getting married in the autumn or winter? Do you dread shivering in the cold whilst having photographs taken? Are you worried about chilly grumpy bridesmaids or frozen flower girls? Perhaps you’re a mother of the bride and you don’t want a coat over your dress but don’t want to be cold either?

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Top 10 fears and problems when choosing headwear

In my experience most ladies have got a range of surprisingly common concerns when it comes to choosing their accessories. I’d like to offer some reassurance that there aren’t any problems in over 15 years, I’ve been unable to solve, I’ve answered those I hear most regularly but please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have a different worry.

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Birdcage veil top tips and your questions answered

The chances are you’ll never have worn a birdcage before and as such you are bound to have a few questions. The following are some of the questions most commonly asked, both to Google (or other search engines) and direct to myself. I’ve kept the answers brief and to the point but I’m always happy to chat further if you want to know more, just get in touch

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Creating statement millinery headpieces for the races

Working as a creative every now and then I need an opportunity to let my hair down and experiment, with new materials, shapes,  or techniques.  It’s a chance to grow and develop and test myself. Creating for race going, fashion loving ladies is the perfect excuse to create.

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Ines, L K Bennett- Wedding outfit styling advice

The great dilemma that faces most of my millinery clients is simple… “What should I put on my head?”. The dresses and outfits are generally an easier choice, after all we wear clothes every day but headwear is a different matter. In these posts I try to demystify the process.

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