Stevenage designer sees creations worn by Hitchin model at Royal Ascot

Samantha Gibbins. Picture: Owen Harvey.

Samantha Gibbins. Picture: Owen Harvey. - Credit: Archant

Some punters may have lost their shirts on Derby Day at Royal Ascot but a hat designer from Stevenage was delighted her creations were worn during the most fashionable event of the flat-racing season.

Lisa Jayne, owner of Lisa Jayne Millinery, created two headpieces for the festival, which is attended by thousands of racegoers and fahionistas alike.

The elegant designs were then worn to the event by model and former British showjumping champion Samantha Gibbins, who is from Hitchin and pictured right.

They also caught the eye of photographers – with the results appearing in many Fleet Street publications.

Lisa said: “I’m delighted to have my creations worn by Samantha at Royal Ascot!”

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