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What Makes a Great Hat?

This depends who you are. For the wearer it must be comfortable and feel right. For the viewer it must suit the wearer in shape and style, complementing the personality. For me as a hat maker the hat must have a great shape. Nothing is more exciting than walking down the street and marvelling at […]

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Hi, welcome to my hatters blog. As a passionate hat maker of 30 years, I am recently returned to ¬†Australia from a global research trip looking at historic and contemporary headwear. Fortunate to receive a Winston Churchill fellowship, I explored headwear design in Japan, Europe, UK and USA. I visited museum collections, hat manufacturers, hat […]

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