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    Open Studios at Exchange Place

    By Imogen's Imagination on 29/10/2019
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    Open Studios is always the annual highlight of the year at Exchange Place Studios. Ever wondered what artists get up to in their creative spaces? Our Open Studios event is a rare opportunity to find out! Naturally, my studio on the 5th Floor will be open for you to visit. This is your chance to see where I spend my

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    Hat Works: Researching the Nautilus

    By Imogen's Imagination on 25/09/2019
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    In my first blog about my Nautilus Journey I told you how it all started…so what happened next? My next, very exciting stop was a trip to Hat Works in Stockport to start researching the nautilus! Museums Officer Bronwen (aka Bronwen Simpson, award winning Stockport-based milliner) arranged for me to have access to museum’s research library. But first, she allowed

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    London Hat Week: Nautilus Workshop

    By Imogen's Imagination on 25/09/2019
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    Back in March last year, I attended a workshop at London Hat Week to learn how to make Nautilus trimmings. It was run by the brilliant Leanne Fredrick of Hattin Around and I was very excited to be attending. Many moons ago, when I first started using Pinterest, I kept seeing the most amazing ribbon trims created using a pleating

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    Retro Beret Chic Photoshoot

    By Imogen's Imagination on 03/09/2019
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    What happens when you take one Sheffield based milliner and an LA based photographer? A fabulous retro beret chic photoshoot that’s what! Kalie from Cosmic Romantics approached me to shoot some of my berets. Her concept for the shoot was “dreamy retro ad” style images…and I think she met that brief fantastically I adore the noiresque lighting of the images

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    New Berets for AW 2019

    By Imogen's Imagination on 01/09/2019
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    Please welcome the new Imogen’s Imagination berets for AW 2019! Over the years all my berets have featured bows in a range of fabrics and textures, but this year I’m exploring something new. This year’s collection of new berets for AW 2019 features gloriously pretty embroidered flower motifs. Whether you choose from chrysanthemums, roses (or both!) these berets are the