about absolutelyhats

Bio

Mad milliner & hat designer

I studied millinery in Germany with millinery masters Christel Glock and Richard Lang and later took a master class in England, with Stephen Jones and Shirley Hex (who taught both Stephen Jones and Philip Treacy, among many others).

In the past, I’ve have won several design prizes, at the CPD Fashion Expo in Düsseldorf and as a finalist at the “Milliner of the Year” competition in London.

In my studio in NJ, I design and create my hats. All my hats are handmade, from fine materials, with traditional and modern millinery techniques.

Each season, I create new designs, mostly limited editions, a few pret-a-porter-level small series with a theme, and select couture-level pieces (my follies).

Much of what I make is custom work, created for a certain client, to match an outfit or to be the perfect accessory for an event.
In addition to creating hats, I teach millinery classes and give individual hatmaking lessons; I am available for talks.

Please see http://www.absolutelyhats.com for more.

Influences

to name few (in alphabetical order):
Jean Barthet, Christel Glock, Shirley Hex, Stephen Jones, Richard Lang, Jeanne Lanvin, Adele List, Marie Mercie, Paulette, Caroline Reboux, Dai Rees, Claude Saint-Cyr, Philip Treacy

Contact

feel free to comment on this blog or email me at monika”at”absolutelyhats.com

Advertisements

Please leave your comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s