Edited by Jessica Lapidos on
Since the moment Kate became Catherine, we’ve been a world fascinated by fascinators. This feather headdress is drenched in history, fluttering in and out of fashion over time. But as the summer of the fascinator has flown us by, is this trend is still flying? Come New York Fashion Week, will they run the way? Style the street? Or have these birds migrated on? Let’s look at where they came from, to see if we can tell where they’re going.
(L-R, Kate Middleton – notedly not Catherine yet, Anna Della Russo, Demi Moore)
A brief history of the fascinator: