The designer shared his tips for selecting the perfect headpiece - and somewhat refreshingly, acknowledged that it's not an easy task.
"Shopping can be a nightmare - first finding something to wear and then finding something to go with it, it's so difficult when there's so much choice. It can feel like entering a battle ground," he told us. "So my advice is to always choose something simpler - an expressive outfit, plus a hat, can be frightening."
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"The success of a hat definitely lies with balancing the personality of the wearer with the type of occasion," he explained. "Don't listen to those rules about face shape. Try on 100 different hats if you can, until you find the one that suits you best. It's a trial and error thing."
So what are his thoughts on that hat-hairband hybrid: the fascinator?
"They're okay - I don't have a huge issue with them. But they're the lazy option. You don't have to be lazy!" he said. "Ultimately though, you have to just go with whatever makes you feel good."