A fascinator is a headpiece which originated as a form of lightweight knitted head covering, since 1990 the term refers to a formal headwear worn as an alternative hat. Fascinator has become a high society head piece which can be worn to royal event like wedding, tea party, and all type of get together.
Fascinator are normally bold and extravagant. It was during the renaissance period that women started using the fascinator as a form of power dressing and the normal covering of the hair which was for spiritual purpose was change, hair accessories started to look more fashionable and extravagant.
The more intricate and extravagant the fascinator is the more expensive.
Charles I wife Henrietta of France inspired a lot of the British women with the fascinator.
Maria Antoinette had the World most iconic hair fascinator, she craved beauty, prestige and luxury. She regularly decorated her hair with outrageous trinkets like miniature landscape garden, animal and feathers.
Fascinator serves minimal purpose they do have some qualities like it elongate your silhouette by adding the illusion of height if you get the fascinator custom made it can be a true piece of art work and can be used to express personality. Fascinator hat is timeless, chic and sure to be noticed at your next special event.