Oasis Fashion, WAFI Mall, Dubai
This treasure trove of hats and accessories of all shapes, colours and sizes has been around for years, and it’s still going strong. You can try on a selection of pieces in store, but you can also have your hat or fascinator made to order by choosing your design from the huge catalogue available. First floor, Wafi Mall, 04 324 9074.
Burjuman International Millinery Exhibition
Milliners from around the world will present their collections of hats and fascinators at the annual International Millinery Exhibition at Burjuman Mall. The exhibition features more than 500 handcrafted pieces from designers as far afield as Australia, all of which can be purchased through the week. Milliners will be on hand to custom-make pieces and provide adjustments. Runs until March 24, 10am-10pm.
Ana Bella Millinery
UK-based founder of Ana Pribylova travels the world producing hats for clients at the biggest horse racing destinations across the globe including Ascot, Melbourne and Dubai. She has previously won the prize for Best Hat at the Dubai World Cup Style Stakes. Ana will custom-make a design for you, or you can choose from her selection of ready-made hats. Available to buy on lovehats.com. For bespoke orders email email@example.com.
Local hat designer Evelyn handmakes all of her designs in Dubai. She does have some stock available too at Slam beauty salon, Al Quoz and Essentials salon, Al Wasl. For orders call 050 872 1971 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vivienne Morgan Millinery
This hat designer likes to think of her creations as more of works of art than fashion. Her ‘wearable art’ is made in Abu Dhabi and can be made to order. For details and orders, contact email@example.com, or visit etsy.com/shop/viviennemmillinery.
Think you’re stylish enough? Enter the Dubai World Cup Style Stakes to win prizes and titles including Best Dressed Lady and Best Hat. DWC Style Stakes kicks off at 3.45pm on race day (March 25).