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 →

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 →

Bink’s Pearls: Motivation + love + mistakes + not giving up = ‘Talent’

Photography: Ellie Victoria Gale HATstock enjoyed quizzing Bink, the creator of two millinery labels Pearls & Swine and Temptress of Waikiki. Where are you based? Dewsbury, West Yorkshire How did your millinery career begin? I am self taught, about 10 years ago i moved from London to Yorkshire with no real plan for my life. I was a... Continue Reading →

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