Kempadoo Millar caps – bespoke, creative and fun!

I managed to fight through the hoards of people at the Kempadoo Millar Headwear stand at HATstock for to chat with creative founder and queen of the flatcap, Rhian Kempadoo-Millar.   Where are you based? Leeds, Yorkshire How did your millinery career begin? Studied at Leeds College of Art from 2009- 2011. Started making flat... Continue Reading →

Why Wear A Hat? We talked to Sara Eltman at Brain Tumour Research to find out.

Its only a matter of days until HATstock which is being brought to Stockport in partnership with Brain Tumour Research. We caught up with Sara to find out about the history of this campaign and why it matters. How did Wear A Hat Day develop? March is brain tumour awareness month and the Wear a... Continue Reading →

Cheshire based and Beautifully British – that’s Sue Wood Millinery!

Sue Wood Millinery is exhibiting in our Milliners Showcase at HATstock! Where are you based? Wirral and Cheshire How did your millinery career begin? I ventured into millinery in 2008 when I couldn’t find a hat that fitted for my daughter’s wedding. My head is smaller than average and although I love hats they didn’t sit... Continue Reading →

Looking Back – Looking Ahead

https://youtu.be/7rJfJsfO17E The last big millinery project at Hat Works was Making Headway where a national residency project culminated in a runway show and exhibition. The project created lots of interest in hat-making and was the catalyst for the programme of courses at Hat Works which have helped over 140 people begin their journey into millinery and continues to grow from strength to strength. HATstock... Continue Reading →

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