April 2012 Archive

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LOVEHATS – Launch Party

Published in News.

A seemingly ordinary Tuesday night at The Arts Club in London’s Mayfair, almost… The exclusive strictly members only club relaxed its usual ‘No Hats’ policy for the launch of the LoveHats.com website. Hat-lovers from across the world arrived in force to admire our designers’ headpieces on display, as well as parading their own fabulous and… Read more »


Dita von Teese

Published in Fashion.

“You have to be brave to wear a hat. Wearing a hat says: ‘I have confidence and I don’t mind if people are looking at me.’” Dita von Teese (1972 – ) is an American burlesque dancer, model, costume designer, author and actress. Dita Von Teese is renowned for her classic retro style. It began… Read more »


Royal Ascot – The New Guidelines

Published in News.

Tuesday 19th – Saturday 23rd June 2012  Set at one of the most beautiful racecourses in the country, Royal Ascot is the centrepiece of the British social calendar, and for almost 250 years has been the ultimate stage for sport, tradition, fashion and style. However, organisers have seen style standards slide in recent years, and… Read more »


Philip Treacy

Published in Designers.

‘I like hats that make the heart beat faster’ PHILIP TREACY World renowned Irish milliner Philip Treacy is part of the recent contemporary hat makers making mad hattery mainstream.  He is synonymous with absolute luxury, theatre and incredible femininity in his designs. His illustrious fashion career has included 10 years of creations for Karl Lagerfeld… Read more »

Frederick Fox

Frederick Fox

Published in News.

Regarded as one of Britain’s greatest and most distinguished milliners, Frederick Fox (b1931) was actually born in New South Wales, Australia. During the Second World War, his natural affinity for hats came to light as he created new hats by cutting up and reconstructing old ones. He also undertook his millinery training in Sydney from… Read more »