Piers Atkinson catwalk show in 2009
If you’ve a lovely wedding or some tickets to
Phillip Treacy with his muse, the late Isabella Blow
Well, maybe there is something in the air, because we can’t help noticing that the best dressed heads are already attired in bits and pieces from the hottest hatters. And the absolute kings of modern millinery, Stephen Jones and Phillip Treacy, have both got projects on the go this season and there are even more we’re dying to introduce to you...
Mr Treacy has re-created some of his most iconic masterpieces for an exhibition which opened last week at the
Erin O'Connor with milliner Stephen Jones at the V&A Museum
On the shopping front, Harrods are giving their hat department extra care and attention this summer, with a designated Ascot boutique, or as they are calling it; “a two day millinery spectacular” where millinery masters Suzanne Bettley, Rachel Trevor-Morgan and Nerida Fraiman will share their styling advice (on Friday 11th June, 2-4pm), and Philip Treacy and Stephen Jones will be on hand to offer advice and exclusive styles (on Saturday 12th June, 2-4pm).
A Nerida Fraiman creation , available from Harods
Meanwhile, stalwart of many a LFW show, and key designer in the Headonism millinery collective, Piers Atkinson is stocked now in Fenwicks. Its a capsule collection, different from his main collection.
Piers Atkinson capsule collection at Fenwicks department store
Hurrah! He’s know for his spectacular creations, which are available at Dover Street Market, and Machine-A in Soho.
cherry hat by Piers Atkinson, modelled by Paloma Faith
- Naomi Attwood