Milliners the world over surely rejoiced when the sister of the Duchess of Cambridge opted for a bit of decorative fabric to cover her coif on the occasion of a certain nuptial a few years back. Since then hats, even the preposterously decorative sort, have enjoyed a modicum of plausibility. Enter Rosie Tupper in this month’s issue of Marie Claire Australia in a, wait for it, hats feature by photographer David Mandelberg. “Rosie Loves Hats,” as it is called, celebrates those stylish head coverings that invariably crop up during thoroughbred horse racing season in Australia. To that end, hats from Emporio Armani and more are worn to great effect and make it easy to see just why Rosie loves them so.

Credits include: Publication, Marie Claire Australia October 2014; Title, “Rosie Love Hats”; Photography, David Mandelberg; Styling, Jana Pokorny; Hair, Koh at Creative for O&M; Makeup, Linda Jefferyes at The Artist Group for M∙A∙C Cosmetics.

Rosie Tupper | Marie Claire Australia October 2014 (Photography: David Mandelberg)

Rosie Tupper | Marie Claire Australia October 2014 (Photography: David Mandelberg)