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Ascot hat inspired by artist goes on show at Solihull gallery

ARTWORK by famed British artist Louise Dear, which was featured on the most talked about hat at this year’s Royal Ascot, is currently on display at Castle Galleries in Solihull.

ARTWORK by famed British artist Louise Dear, which was featured on the most talked about hat at this year’s Royal Ascot, is currently on display at Castle Galleries in Solihull.

The hat was designed by acclaimed milliner Hayley Marsden and was inspired by the work of British artist Louise Dear. At 3ft tall and 3ft wide the headwear caused quite a stir on Ladies Day.

Commissioned by Castle Galleries, the hat gave contemporary art a new platform, alongside the big fashion names also on show.

 

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