Over 40 remarkable years of hat-making Rosie has perfected her repertoire of headwear skills and her subtle understanding of what makes a good hat.
Rosie’s philosophy of individuality is carried through in every detail. She shapes her hats using traditional wooden blocks from her vintage collection, works personally with traditional artisan weavers and suppliers across the Pacific region to source authentic hat-making fibres. Rosie employs special artisan hand dying and distressing techniques to achieve unique colour effects and draws on her extensive collection of vintage hat making materials.
See Rosie’s full RESUME
Rosie believes in the transformative power of the hat – the power to make a performance or a special event in your life truly unique.
In this BBC Culture article, Rosie reflects on a lifetime of hat making for stage, screen and street characters- reflecting on what it takes to make a good hat. 5 minute read.