Coworth Park to launch Royal Ascot hat competition

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coworth3Coworth Park, a Dorchester Collection’s luxury country house hotel in Ascot, will launch a Royal Ascot Hat Competition in April this year in collaboration with celebrated milliner Stephen Jones OBE, Ascot Racecourse and British Airways, aiming to give stylish race-goers the chance to attend Royal Ascot 2014 where they can wear their self-designed hat made in celebrated milliner Stephen Jones’ couture atelier.

Apart from the tickets for Royal Ascot on June. 19, the winner and companion can also enjoy a two-night stay in the luxurious suite at Coworth Park. To attract fashion lovers from all around the world, return flights are provided by British Airways if winner’s not from England.

coworth2Opening to all people who love fashion, the competition is from April. 1 to May 10 with ladies hats only and Stephen Jones will comment and judge the design works based on the criteria of originality and individuality. All designs should comply with Royal Enclosure guidelines and meet Ascot requirements.

To participate in the competition, contestants can enter by submitting and A4 sized sketch or mood board to show the front, back and side. A 100 word description about your design and inspiration as well as fabric suggestions are needed. One winner will be announced on May 20 at the Cowrth Park Hat Salon.

“Coworth Park is the perfect fit for this competition as it is on the doorstep of Royal Ascot where hats are the extraordinary fashion focus,” celebrated milliner Stephen Jones said abut the forthcoming competition.