Get Ready For: London Hat Week 2020

When: April 16th - April 22nd, 2020

Where: Various London Locations

 

London's hatty-est week returns this April and it's bigger and better than ever! Here's our top picks of classes, tours and shopping events that are taking place for #LHW20

 

Couture Halo Headbands with Justine Bradley-Hill

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, £195

 

Halo, crown, moon band, whatever you call it - it's a trend that is here to stay! Learn how to block out this beauty in parasisal straw on this one day masterclass. Book here!

 

Covering a Headband Using Dyeing and Rolling Techniques with Bridget Bailey

April 16 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm, £175

 

Bridget Baileys classes get snapped up for a good reason - her gradient dyeing techniques and masterful rolling skills are the best in town! Get in quick to book as only a few tickets remain here. 

 

 

Wired Work Crown Structures and Sculptures with Denise Innes-Spencer

April 16 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, £220

 

Head of The British School of Millinery, Denise Innes-Spencer knows a thing or two about constructing well made head pieces. Her bridal expertise is second to none, so expect this class on wire work halo crowns to sell out fast. To book visit The British School of Millinery website here. 

 

 

LHW20 Launch Party

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm, £40-£50

 

Get the party started at the London Hat Week launch party! With a glass of bubbly and a runway show, it's a great way to meet up with fellow milliners and connect with tutors at this years Morley College Hat Week base camp. Tickets are limited but still available here.

 

 

Millinery Masterclass: Block-Making

April 17 @ 9:30 am - April 18 @ 5:30 pm, £150

 

This is one of those classes that you will never regret taking as you learn to make hat blocks from buckram. It opens up a whole new world to custom shapes as well as saves you some dosh - a total win in our books! Book with Morley College here. 

 

 

Thermoplastic Flower Fascinator with Maor Zabar

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, £210.80

 

We have a major millinery crush on Maor, the Tel Aviv surrealist millinery wiz! Take this class to gain some insight into thermoplastics and pick the brains of one of millinerys most fun hat makers. Book here. 

 

 

Behind the Seams at Angels Costumes

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, £22.50

 

We love a good behind the scene moment - and Angels Costumes will not disappoint! The world's largest costume house is opening it's doors for London Hat Week. Expect period hat galore! Book whilst you can here.

 

 

 

Fabric Covered Bases and Free Form Draping Workshop

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, £230

Learning to drape and cover hat bases in fabric is an essential millinery skill that will open up a whole new world of creativity! Learn from the master of polished millinery from London's own Jane Taylor. To book a place on this class, email Jane Taylor London on info@janetaylorlondon.com or telephone +44 20 8392 2333.

Free Form Sculpting in Parasisal Straw with Tracy Chaplin

April 16 @ 10:00 am - April 17 @ 5:00 pm, £395

Learn Tracy Chaplins signature sculpting technique using fine parasisal straw on this two day course. To book a place on this class, email Tracy Chaplin Millinery on tracy@tracychaplin.co.uk or telephone +44 7956 334595.

LHW Taster Class: Creating with Feathers with Ian Bennett

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, £95

 

Have you seen Ian Bennetts amazing feather work? This short taster course will be jam packed with information on how to dye, shape, cut and sew an assortment of feathers from the expert! To book visit the London Hat Week site here

 

 

LHW Supplier Fair

Friday, 17 April: 12:00-20:00 & Saturday, 18 April: 9:30-18:00, Free!

 

We have saved the best for last - The London Hat Week Suppliers Fair! Come say hello to me (Michelle) and my sister-from-another-mister Fiona at our biggest ever LHW stall! We will be bringing the cream of the crop from our vintage vault and some one of a kind goodies exclusively for sale at London Hat Week.

 

We can't wait to see you!

xoxo Michelle

 

 

 

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