Issue 52


Jan/Feb/March 2012
The HAT Magazine – Issue 52 – The Japan Issue
See below for contents of this issue of the magazine.

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The Japan Issue
Travels with my Hat… to Japan. We focus on the Hat in Japan, a population ‘mad about hats’, we meet the milliners, designers, manufacturers, wholesalers, shops and schools, and taste a little culture

A Conversation with Misa Harada, London based Japanese Hat Designer & Artist

Workroom Technique Working with Sparterie, a once basic material for high-class millinery, with Tokutaro Hirano of Studio Hirano Millinery School in Kyoto, Japan

Designer Sketchbook Take inspiration from The HAT Magazine’s sketchbook, this issue four designers at CA4LA Japan share their inspirations

Street Style What hats are people wearing on the streets of Japan this winter

Melbourne Cup Carnival Coverage of this years event, as millinery royalty sweeps in to judge the ‘Fashion on the Field’ and what’s it like turning headwear fantasies into glorious reality, ready for the big day? Sue Drerup tells us the story of the build up

Trade Fair Reports The hats and the looks for SS12 with our round up of this seasons shows, from Paris and NYC

The HAT Directory Source those suppliers here

News, Views and Events The latest hat trade news including coverage of: The Dutch Hatmakers Association NHV competition and Marie-Claire Barban, of Cheri Bibi, sets the theme for our HAT Designer of the Year competition and obituary of Alan Fischer