According to Wikipedia, "a fascinator is a headpiece, a style of millinery. It is an alternative to a hat for formal attire - usually a large hair decoration on a band or clip with elaborate trimmings and decoration like a formal hat...Bigger than a barette, modern fascinators are commonly made with feathers, flowers or beads and are attached to the hair by a comb, hadband or clip. The fun, fanciful ornament is often embellished with crystals, beads, or loops of ribbon, and attaches via a comb or headband; some have a small, stiff, flat base that can be secured with bobby pins."
Tatiana Rakhmanina is a Russian milliner born and raised in St. Petersburg, Russia, and has been living in West Virginia, USA since 1990. She learned the basics of millinery craft from her grandmother Larissa, who was a hat maker and couturier in Russia in the first half of the 20th century. Tatiana started her own hatmaking business in 1995, "Hat's by Tatiana Rakhmanina".
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