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The party hat

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 16:26:10 Europe/London

Black velvet and satin cocktail hat with black veiling, crystal buttons - concept hat for evening wear

One doesn't immediately think of cocktail evening hats when considering chemo headwear.  This particular one was inspired by my visit to the 'Savage Beauty' - Alexander McQuen exhibition at the V & A museum last year - it has been 'in the making' ever since! Captivated by the title I began to see parrallels between hair loss and its side effects.  Chemo treatment could be described as 'savage' in how it transforms, but it also reveals great strength and beauty.  So this was the thinking behind this little evening hat - it isn't in the main collection, but I hope it inspires you with possibilities this social season.

young woman wearing black evening hat

back view of black cocktail hat worn by young woman

If you're looking for a little glamour and sophistication this party season (and why not?!) - we have just completed uploading new styles in our Evening Wear category.  There you'll find cocktail hats and beautiful silk scarves as comfy alternatives to wig wearing, particularly useful if you're not getting on with your wig or simply prone to overheating. They look dressy and have an elegant confidence about them - so here's the idea 'accentuate the positive, and don't mess with Mister-In-Between'. (Johnny Mercer)

young woman smiling in black cocktail hat

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Do I have to pay VAT?

If you are experiencing hair loss you may not have to pay the VAT on some of our products. Headwear we have designed and manufactured specifically for hair loss wear is exempted. ‘Standard’ items of headwear such as scarves, brooches, some winter/summer hats by other designers, skincare are not eligible. They have not been ‘adapted’ for special wear. The ‘status’ of items will be displayed in your basket, before ordering, once a short health declaration is completed.

During checkout you will be asked to confirm that you will be using our products for your own personal medical purposes.

It is a legal requirement stipulated by HRMC that Suburban Turban Ltd can justify our customers’ VAT exemption status. Please be aware that these details maybe verified at a later date.