Issue 01

The HAT Magazine – Issue 1

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Travels with my hat… to Luton, the British ‘Town of the Hat’

Royal Ascot… Are you ready for the off? asks Avril Groom

A conversation with… Movie milliner and king of theatrical hat design Sean Barrett

Designer Showcase Introducing Japanese-born London milliner Misa Harada and Lucy Davies from Mad Hatters & Friends

Hatband Looks at the role of hats in the making of an ‘eighties’ pop icon

Retail Experience The HAT takes a visit to MacCulloch and Wallis, London’s one stop haberdashery shop, open since 1902

Hat History Museums from around the world tell us about their hat collection. This issue we hear from Luton Museum & Art Gallery and Bath Museum of Costume

Designer Sketchbook Take ideas from The HAT Magazine’s millinery sketchbook themed ‘millennium shapes for SS2000’

Workroom Technique Dawn Bassam and Dillon Wallwork have a way with feathers, teaching the techniques for trimming and using clipped Ostrich quills

European Fashion Fair Reports The hats and the looks for AW99

Looking Ahead The colours and fabrics for SS2000

The HAT Directory Source those suppliers here

News, Views and Events The latest hat trade news with coverage of: the Crafts Council Exhibition ‘Satellites of Fashion’; news that Wilson & Stafford to close and celebrations for 1999 ‘The Year of the Hat’