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  • Partaking Patrons Vol. VIII

    June 24, 2015 by Britex Fabrics

    Welcome to Partaking Patrons volume 8! This is a bi-monthly post where Britex will be celebrating our customers and the gorgeous items they create with our materials. Interested in participating? Email us at [] for further information.   Bee1   Today, it only seems fitting that after the Royal Ascot week we should follow with a post about hats. And wildly sumptuous hats, too! Milliner Lisa Innis has been making fantastical pieces of head wear from our materials for some time now. Take a peek into her world...  

  • Celebrate Royal Ascot Week!

    June 16, 2015 by Britex Fabrics

    Millinery2   This week, the UK is celebrating it's love of fashion, horse racing, and hats with the annual Royal Ascot racing event. We've perused the glorious photos from last year, as well as the official Guidelines, and have put together a fun little Ascot accessorizing list. Have at it, racing lovers!

  • Tipsy White Chapeau

    May 23, 2011 by Britex Fabrics

    Sigh! We knew that chapeaux are all the rage, but this causes our heart to beat even faster with delight! Here is the marvelously talented artist Yoko Ono at the Costume Institute Gala 2011, to celebrate the opening of the exhibition ‘Savage Beauty’ in honor of recently deceased innovator and designer Alexander McQueen. She is wearing a fantastique tipsy Stephen Jones hat with a whoosh of swooping white millinery netting over one bright and bespectacled eye.

  • Russian Veiling is Online at Britex!

    May 19, 2011 by Britex Fabrics

    We're ecstatic to announce that Britex Fabrics now offers both flocked and classic Russian netting in our online store. This is perfect for making romantic bridal birdcage veils, accessorizing fascinators, or adding a charming vintage touch to historical costumes. Of course, a chapeau adorned with black flocked veiling makes everyone appear like we should be riding the Orient Express to Turkey, or rendezvousing beneath the Eiffel Tower!

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