Issue 58

July/Aug/Sept 2013 The HAT Magazine – Issue 58 – See below for contents of this issue of the magazine.

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Royal Ascot 2013 Coverage of this year’s event

A Conversation with… Legendary British milliner Stephen Jones OBE

The HAT Designer of the Year 2013 Finals Stephen Jones announces the winner and we talk with the six finalists in our competition

Graduate Fashion Week Review of the catwalk and static shows with pictures of interesting techniques and directions from international graduating fashion students

End of Term Report We meet this year’s millinery graduates (from Kensington & Chelsea College; Leeds College of Art; Fashion Institute Vienna and The Royal College of Art) as they leave education to start their millinery careers

Trade Show Reports Hats and accessories for SS2014 with our round up of this season’s shows. First Berlin visiting: Bread & Butter; The Gallery; Capsule and Premium. Then to Paris for Who’s Next and Première Classe

Ready with the Stiffening! We ask millinery experts their advice to achieve the best results using stiffener. We also source the best stiffeners available to buy

Workroom Technique Free-shaping with silk abaca and linen buntal by Waltraud Reiner

Designer Sketchbook Take inspiration from Rachel Richardson’s millinery sketchbook themed ‘Think Folk Fables’

The HAT Directory Source those suppliers here

News, Views and Events The latest hat trade news including coverage of: the Derby Horse racing Festival; Centenary celebrations of Stetson Europe; Obituaries of Australian millinery icon Jean Carroll and millinery eccentric Paris Kyne; Coverage of the Coronation Festival at Buckingham Palace; the results of the ‘Concours International du Chapeau’ the international millinery competition held during the summer hat festival at Caussade; the opening in Wohen, Switzerland of ‘Strohmuseum im Park’ a new museum dedicated to the Swiss straw industry