October 2015 Archive

One of our main highlights from 2015, is the innovation that developed throughout the millinery industry to meet new needs. An example being The Season Hats, flat pack hat - a glamorous headpiece which folds so you can travel with it!

Hats that Pack Flat

Published in Fashion.

You’re travelling overseas for a socialite event and you want to transport your favourite headpiece, how are you going to do it? International travel is becoming more accessible but that doesn’t mean luggage space is, an average hat box is 7 or 8 inches deep – making it difficult to transport your full outfit when… Read more »

Paying homage to the Chanel's early days in hat making, at their S|S16 show in an airport lounge - we witnessed a rebirth of the classic Chanel boater hat which came in the same colours as the collections. We also saw digital print head-bands and modern baseball caps (as seen above).

The top 3 hats of Paris Fashion Week S|S16

Published in News.

Fashion month came to a close last week with Paris Fashion Week S|S16, it all ended on a high note with Parisian designers really showing off a mixture of eclecticism, individualism, optimism & diversity. There was a sense of freedom with these new collections, many of which had hippy undertones. This sense of uniqueness is… Read more »

In My Fair Lady, a professor takes it upon himself to transform a working class girl (Audrey Hepburn) into a society woman. What does that include? Of course, grand hats in every hue!

Nerida Fraiman’s top 3 millinery moments

Published in Designers.

The best uses of millinery can happen anywhere , from the streets to a TV drama scene. Hats are used everyday to add character or to hint at an idea – in a way that only an accessory can. Millinery moments that inspire you, can change your life – especially for someone in the trade… Read more »

Paloma Faith wearing Nerida

An interview with Nerida Fraiman

Published in Designers.

Nerida Fraiman is a London accessories brand that has been selling millinery for 18 years, the exquisite designs are a unique brand of luxury because they’re both classy and innovative. With a product perfect for dressing those attending races and special occasions, Nerida is a brand on many a fashion followers’ lips and we sat… Read more »

Within a collection of jagged and unconventional beauty, Ashley Williams included red and black pyjama hats which looked limp on the models heads. Yet this DIY aesthetic suits the collection and indeed, the London look - but would you try this yourself?

London Fashion Week S|S16

Published in News.

Following straight on from New York, last week London Fashion Week continued the high fashion standard of September  - bringing an extra ounce of creativity to the game which without a doubt will make the other cities jealous. Trends for S|S16 included female tailoring with coloured suits, cut out clothes, prints everywhere and designers also… Read more »