Sheffield-based bespoke millinery for all occasions

May 2019

Navy Blue Straw Hat with Rosette and Pearls

Navy Blue Straw Large Button Hat with Rosette and Pearls - detail

Navy blue straw button hat with a petersham ribbon rosette and freshwater pearls.

This cocktail hat is perfect for all formal occasions including race day meets and weddings.

This straw features a fabulous sunburst effect woven into it which adds an element of lightness to the design.

This button hat is approximately 18cm wide (7 inches), 5 cm high (2 inches) and 55cm (21.5 inches) in circumference.

The rosette measures approximately 12cm (5 inches) wide.

This small hat is finished a black adjustable elastic and it has been designed to be worn to the right of the head at a slight angle towards the face.

This straw hat has been made using traditional millinery techniques and is entirely hand sewn. The hat is not lined, but has a petersham ribbon inner.

***This one of a kind design could be re-made in an alternative colour or materials to suit your outfit or the season. Please do drop me an message if you would like to discuss this option***

Stone Felt Boater Hat with Ribbon Rosette

Stone Felt Boater with Ribbon Rosette - angle

Stone felt boater hat with a vintage style petersham ribbon rosette and a large freshwater pearl.

Whether you are looking for a race day hat or a wedding day hat, this is a very wearable size of hat and looks stunning worn with a rakeish slant!

This piece is finished with a black adjustable elastic allowing it to be worn to the left or right of the head.

This boater features a large oval domed crown and a short brim edged with narrow petersham ribbon.

The brim of the hat is approximately 29cm wide in total (11.5 inches), 5cm (2 inches) from the crown to the edge of the brim and 90cm (35 inches) in circumference.

The crown of the hat is approximately 17cm wide (7 inches), 18cm long (7 inches), 8cm high (3.25 inches) and 58cm (23 inches) in circumference.

This hat is lined with gold silk dupion and trimmed inside with a co-ordinating petersham ribbon.

This hat has been hand-blocked using traditional millinery techniques. This piece is almost entirely hand sewn apart from a small amount of machine stitching to the lining.

***This design is a one-off however the design can be used for inspiration for a bespoke order, please do drop me an message if you would like to discuss this option***

Steel City Style Exchange: 1st June 2019

Steel City Style Exchange

Steel City Style Exchange

I’m sneaking in a cheeky little date this weekend at Steel City Style Exchange!

Steel City Style Exchange is a high fashion clothing swap, focusing on ethical clothing exchange.

The goal of SCSX is to create an event where you can find new to you fashion in exchange for your unwanted, but still stylish clothing. This inaugural event aims to present a relaxed boutique style event, for exchanging interesting items.

The emphasis is on sustainability, reducing waste, reusing clothing while at the same time creating an exciting event for the discerning fashion wearer.

 

 

For full details of how the swap works and how to drop in your items for sorting before the event, check out the Steel City Style Exchange Facebook Event.

 

If you’d like to know more about the brains behind the event, check out the SCSX blog and find details of some of the available swaps on their Instagram page

 

Saturday 1st June

10am-4pm

DINA Venue, 32 Cambridge St, Sheffield S1 4HP

Navy Blue Felt Hat with Leather Leaves

Navy Blue Felt Half Hat with Leather Leaves - top detail

Navy blue felt half hat with blue suede leather leaves.

The leather leaves are a mixture of three styles. The largest is similar to a vine leaf. The medium size leaf is elongated and similar to an oak leaf. The smallest of the leaves is a little like a maple leave with punched detailing in the centre.

The hat is lined with navy blue and green Blackwatch silk tartan and is finished inside with a coordinating petersham ribbon.

This small hat is finished a black adjustable elastic and it has been designed to be worn to the right of the head.

This hat has been hand-blocked using traditional millinery techniques and this hat is entirely hand sewn apart from a small amount of machine stitching to the lining..

The hat is approximately 12cm at it’s widest (4.75 inches), 24cm long (9.5 inches) and 49.5cm (19.5 inches) in circumference.

The leaves do not add significant height to this design and the hat is approximately 2.5cm tall (1 inch)

***This is a one of a kind design however, it could be re-made in an alternative colour or materials to suit your outfit or the season. Please do drop me an message if you would like to discuss this option***

Royal Blue Felt Hat with Faux Feathers

Royal Blue Felt Button Hat with Faux Feathers - front

Royal blue felt button hat with wired and embroidered felt faux feathers.

This cocktail hat is perfect for all formal occasions including race day meets and weddings.

The button hat base is approximately 17cm wide (6.5 inches), 4 cm high (1.5 inches) and 53cm (21 inches) in circumference.

The felt faux feathers have been cut by hand and millinery wire is encased in the machine embroidery to create flowing lines that hold their shape.

These add approximately 6cm (2.5 inches) extra in height to the hat. However, they can be shaped to reduce of increase the height to suit the wearer.

The hat is fully lined with a contrasting orange and blue paisley print silk twill and trimmed with a coordinating petersham ribbon.

This hat is designed to be worn to the right of the head and attaches with an adjustable black elastic.

This hat has been hand-blocked using traditional millinery techniques. This piece is almost entirely hand sewn apart from a small amount of machine stitching to the lining and the trimming.

***This is a one of a kind design however, it could be re-made in an alternative colour to suit your outfit. Please do drop me an message if you would like to discuss this option***