July 2012 Archive

J smith Esquire with his flirtatious parrot head piece

Hot Heads

Published in News.

2012 is the year of the hat and as millinery is going through a magical revival, ‘hotheads exhibition’ couldn’t have come at a more perfect time. Taking place in Stockport at a wonderful place called Hat Works; Britain’s only dedicated millinery museum - Hotheads celebrates the best of inspirational British born millinery with an exciting interactive showcase. Ten designers… Read more »

Philip Treacy at London Fashion Week in 1998

Philip Treacy returns to London Fashion Week

Published in News.

Ahead of the official schedule release, the British Fashion Council have announced that legendary milliner Philip Treacy will be making a return to London Fashion Week after a 12 year hiatus! The superstar milliner who has famously made hats for royals and celebrities alike had his first London catwalk in 1993, here he proved that… Read more »

Little Shilpa

Little Shilpa

Published in Designers.

Mumbai born and raised Shilpa Chavan created her brand Little Shilpa with the initial inspiration coming from a bizarre juxtaposition of a love for the crowns of Indian God’s and an obsession with Mary Poppins stills – the vision was eccentric from the beginning and in Shilpa’s words the brand is obviously for, “the person who likes to have fun, play dress-up… Read more »

Lady GaGa with Philip Treacy!

Lady GaGa

Published in Fashion.

“The hat is a nice barrier. The bigger the better. For me, it keeps the devil away. I always like when I have a hat big enough to keep people away at pretentious parties. It’s protection.” – Lady GaGa on her addictive desire to wear a hat. We at Lovehats are looking into the ten most influential people in millinery,… Read more »