Issue 61


April/May/June 2014 The HAT Magazine – Issue 61 – See below for contents of this issue of the magazine. All prices are inclusive of postage.

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In My Own Unique Style We went in search of four personalities who live and breath ‘their own unique style’ and love to ‘wear a hat’

On The Catwalks of London A snapshot of the headwear at the A/W14/15 London catwalk shows

Rosy Outlook The Hat visits hand-made flower maker M&S Schmalberg, one of the last remaining factories in New York’s Garment District

Workroom Technique Creating blocks of colour with Edwina Ibbotson. Edwina demonstrates the basic blocking of both a straw and felt hood, before adding a second colour

Trade Fair Reports The hats and the looks for AW14/15 with our round up of this season’s shows, from across Europe, visiting: Pitti Uomo Florence; Bread & Butter Berlin; Bright; Panorama; Seek; Premium Berlin; Who’s Next; Première Classe Paris; The Gallery; Premium Düsseldorf; Supreme; The Plaza; Double u; Date; Fashion House; Scoop London; Pure London; Moda Birmingham; London Fashion Week; Headonism; Fashioned; Fashion Factory Milan; Super Milan

Word from the Top Comments from major exhibitors and buyers at this season’s trade fairs, what steps are they taking to maintain their position ‘at the top’

Designer Sketchbook Designer Sketchbook Take inspiration from Rachel Richardson’s millinery sketchbook, looking at blocks of colour, using the Memphis Group colourways

Looking Ahead The colours, fabrics and trimmings for SS15. We report from Première Vision and Mod Amont

News, Views and Events The latest hat trade news including coverage of: Cheltenham Ladies Day Winners; Results from the Feltmakers Design Awards; The 106th American Headwear Association Dinner; London Hat Week and Wear A Hat Day 2014; And we discover what became of the Makins factory in New York