All Blog Posts Tagged '#millineryinterview' (66)

Julie Herbert Interview

Anyone can tell you that millinery is a combination of techniques, materials and an eye for details. It is a craft where fine lines and small details are the corner stone of what sets true bespoke and store bought pieces apart. Each milliner has their own style, their own mark and each has their own place in the industry. For milliner Julie Herbert, her place has been found in bridal millinery. Her success is going from leaps to bounds…

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Monika Neuhauser Interview

With a foundation of quality materials, a wealth of knowledge and a thirst for creating truely stunning, timeless pieces, New Zealand milliner Monica Neuhauser has found her passion. Originally from Austria, she is forging her way in the millinery industry with a reputation of quality and style. Monica's work is easily recognised as standout spectacles among the crowd at any raceday, wedding or horse show. Read on to find out more about this…

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Helen Tilley Interview

When a high street hat purchase fell to bits before her eyes on the day of her nieces wedding, Helen Tilley decided to take matters in her own hands and learn to make hats herself! Through trial and error she has overcome each obstacle that she has encountered, constantly improving and refining her craft. Helen's designs are incredibly unique and have a way of grabbing attention in a subtle and feminine way like this gorgeous mix of burnt…

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Noeleen Kish Interview

Originally from Ireland, Noeleen has found her true calling since moving to Hong Kong and set up a fantastically successful millinery business. Since following her passion, Nono has achieved incredible recognition including the prestigious Longines Prize for Elegance and as a finalist for the Best Hat at the Jaguar Style Stakes, Dubai.…

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Dianne Graham Interview

After accidentally falling in love with millinery via a crash course hat making expedition with her friend involving glue guns and store bought flowers, Dianne Graham knew that it was something she wanted to persue further. Her pieces exude femininity, style and are just a touch "Over The Top" as her clever label alludes to. Read on to find out more about Dianne's true love of millinery. 

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Maor Zabar Interview

Taking inspiration from the world around him and adding his own whimsical twist, Maor Zabar's millinery marvels are an absolute visual treat. His most recent collection "Carnivorous Plants" traveled to the other side of the world to be showcased in a New York which has lead to many other opportunities for this talented milliner from Israel. As you can see Maor has utilised both new and traditional millinery techniques to construct this…

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Anastasia Frei Interview

Quirky and cute are ways one could describe the designs created by milliner Anastasia Frei. Her pieces often feature fun and bright features like this beautiful butterfly fabric piece which is created to look as though butterflies are flying out of it! Anastasia says she makes hats to bring beauty to the world and to being happiness to women. Here we chat with Anastasia to find out all about her world of millinery and what inspires her…
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Tiffany Arey Interview

If ever there was a hat to make your mouth water it would be this delight by milliner Tiffany Arey. Inspired by the Parisian Bakery Laduree, this soft sinamay disk hat trimmed with delicate venetian lace and handmade Leather flowers is sure to tempt the tastebuds of any onlooker! Tiffany's interest in fashion and involvement in the horse world has largely influenced her natural progression towards millinery and she…
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INTERVIEW: JAYNE ALISON

Whether a customer is looking for a mother of the bride hat or something spectacular for the Royal Ascot, Jane Alison Millinery's wide range of designs are sure to suit any event or millinery appetite. Light and airy brims and delicate feathered trims are a key trend in Jayne's designs. We can't help but love…

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INTERVIEW: PATRICIA COOPER

Watching the Royal Wedding between Price William and Kat Middleton was when Milliner Patricia Cooper found her one true love. Patricia confesses she was "smitten" with all the hats and headpieces adorning the guests of the church and she just had to find out how to make hats. When asked what it is that she loves about hats she answered, "I believe the hat completes…

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INTERVIEW: MAGGIE MOWBRAY

Maggie Mowbray sure knows how to turn heads with her timelessly glamorous pieces. Her main mission is to "design and create high quality headwear, aiming to combine wearability with luxury and elegance." As you can see in the above, simplicity of line, shape and colour are combined to create a piece which is not…
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INTERVIEW: AMANDA JOYNER

With a knack for thinking outside the box and designs which exude quirkiness, Amanda Joyner from Michigan City Indiana, sure knows how to attract attention. From pills and rams horns to tentacles and playing cards, her pieces have the ability to delight and excite any observer. Whilst these whimsical and wild creations form a theme in her designs, Amanda's work…
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INTERVIEW: CHRISSIE KING

This week's interview is with milliner, Chrissie King who's been making beautiful headwear for 12 years, 10 of which have been in her Hebden Bridge shop in West Yorkshire. Chrissie had just recently celebrated her 10th year in the shop when an unfortunate change in the weather resulted in it being flooded. Whilst Chrissie admits it has been very difficult, we are sure that this is just a small…
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INTERVIEW: ANEL HEYMAN

Anel Heyman of New Zealand believes that, "a hat completes an outfit, it makes you stand out from the crowd and it adds a wonderful charm to a lady. It gives you that excitement and it makes you feel good" We couldn't agree more especially when we laid eyes on the featured image of a beautiful Sinamay basket weave headpiece with a Swarovski crystal encrusted, brocade material…

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INTERVIEW: JO-ANNE ROLFE

Jo-Anne Rolfe found her calling when a move to rural NSW meant that she was no longer within shopping distance of her local millinery boutique. Jo-Anne was left hatless and on a mission to complete the look of her new vintage inspired outfit she had just created. Combining her love of creating and passion for vintage design she began her millinery journey and as they say... The rest is history. Here we chat…

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INTERVIEW: MELISSA BARNES

With a passion for styling, a fresh young approach and a collection of Fashion On The Field winning headpieces under her belt, it is no wonder why South Australian Milliner, Melissa Barnes is fast becoming one of the most prominent young designers in the country. Melissa's designs are created using modern techniques and materials that feature classical styling with a contemporary…

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INTERVIEW: CARLA MURLEY

For Carla Murley, stumbling upon a video of Australian milliner Richard Nylon came at  the perfect time in her life and since then it has transformed in ways greater than she could have ever imagined. Carla's millinery utilises many traditional materials, but is always on the hunt for something new, exciting and unusual. She has a wide range of customers for which she designs unique pieces, from FOTF competitors to prominent celebrities…

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INTERVIEW: LAURA DEL VILLAGGIO

Since starting her millinery career in the late 1990's milliner, Laura Del Villagio has gone from strength to strength. Laura  had found millinery to be a fantastic community oriented pathway and has met many wonderful teachers and peers along the way who have all helped to shape her as a milliner. Her designs have appeared in publications such as Real Weddings (UK) and Vogue Itallia making her millinery an internationally recognised…

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CESSIAH ALICE INTERVIEW

With a love of vintage materials and a milliner as a mother, it appears that Milliner Cessiah Alice was born to make hats! It was not quite "love at first sight" with hats however, it appears that this labour of love has turned into a truly gratifying passion.  Read on to find out a little more about what millinery means to Cessiah. 

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10 QUESTIONS WITH LISA JAYNE MILLINERY

Not only are we left gobsmacked by Lisa Jane Millinery fabulous designs but we were also amazed at her incredibly long list of appearances in magazine editorials and catwalks with various designers. Lisa's designs are often quirky and always eye-catching as you can see in the images featured. Don't just take our word for it, here we have 10 quick questions with the very talented…

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