London Fashion Week Press Event London Hat Week Great Hat Exhibition

Facing Tradition I
Facing Tradition I

This hat creation has been designed for the Great Hat Exhibition 2018 in London and is inspired by the "Bollenhut" from Black Forest (Gutach). Its made of velour felt, handmade woolen pompoms, pompom braid and handmade black silk ribbon.

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Facing Tradition II
Facing Tradition II

Another headpiece created for the Great Hat Exhibition 2018 in London, inspired by the "Schü-Hut" from Black Forest (Hotzenwald), South Germany. The unusual shape is created by a special technique. For the headpiece parasisal straw and velvet ribbon have been used. Handmade vintage velvet flowers. It is fully lined and has a comb, hat elastic and velvet ribbon for the perfect fit.

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Facing Tradition III
Facing Tradition III

This is the 3rd headpiece created for the Great Hat Exhibition 2018 in London. It is inspired by the golden bonnets (Radhauben) from Lake Constance Area (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). For the design Buckram, Tarlatan, golden braid, guipure lace and pearls have been used. The headpiece is totally lined, comes with an alice band and comb.

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Great Hat Exhibition
Great Hat Exhibition

Facing Tradition I: This hat has been presented at the London Fashion Week Press Event with Model and dress of PINKO. Inspired by traditional costume hat from Blackforest, "The Bollenhut".

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Great Hat Exhibition
Great Hat Exhibition

Facing Tradition II: Inspired by the Schü-Hut, Black Forest, a chalked-up straw hat

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Great Hat Exhibition
Great Hat Exhibition

Golden Bonnet - Facing Tradition III Inspired by traditional costume hat "goldene Radhaube" area Lake Constance

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Facing Tradition is the theme of my design pieces for my participation in the Great Hat Exhibition 2018 during London Hat WeekInspiration comes from my home country Germany, the Black Forest - especially by the Bollenhut - and from Lake Constance Area (Germany, Switzerland and Austria).

Please read more in Eclipsemagazine 2018