Issue 47


Oct/Nov/Dec 2010
The HAT Magazine – Issue 47 – See below for contents of this issue of the magazine.

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Workroom Technique Working with Racello Braid with, leading Australian milliner, Patty Carter

Designer Sketchbook Take inspiration from Rachel Richardson’s millinery sketchbook themed ‘Animal Magic’

Company Profile Van der Broek, a family business that produce the finest wooden hat blocks, give us a tour of their new block making factory

Retail Experience Profiles of great hat shops, this issue we visit: T. Snook Hatters in Bridport, Dorset, UK and The Hat Gallery in London

A Conversation with Jos and Marly Verhoeven, of ID Hats

Sheepskin Makes a Comeback We visit three UK producers making hats only in sheepskin, who have built up an international reputation for this material and this season find themselves much in demand

Hat Festivals We visit the first ever Bridport Hat Festival, in Dorset and the 18th ‘Estivales du Chapeau’ in Septfonds, France

Trade Fair Reports The hats and the looks for SS11, with our round up of this season’s European shows, from Berlin, Düsseldorf, London, Birmingham, Paris and Moscow. Plus, we asked the exhibitors at Première Classe and Prêt à Porter for their impressions of the shows and their views on the state of the hat industry today

Looking Ahead The colours, fabrics and trims for AW11. We report from Première Vision and Mod Amont

The HAT Directory Source those suppliers here

News, Views and Events The latest hat trade news including coverage of: The HAT Designer of the Year – The Steampunk Final, at Première Classe, Paris and obituary of Madame Josette, a Doyen of French couture millinery