I recently celebrated 5 years in business with a glamorous fashion show and styling event, at my studio in Galway city. The Hat Couture fashion show was presented by renowned stylist, Cathy O’Connor and coincided with the launch of my new Autumn/ Winter Hat collection.
The evening was a distinctly French affair, which began with a champagne reception, accompanied by local handmade French delicacies.
As guests gathered for the show, they were able to admire and have fun trying on the wide range of hats and jewellery on display, while Cathy and I were on hand to provide helpful tips for styling and accessorising an outfit. Before long the main event was marked as the models took to the floor for the Autumn/ Winter fashion show.
The Hat Couture collection celebrated the era of classic Parisian chic, reinterpreted with a twist of contemporary design. Evident throughout, were a range of demure felt berets, sassy trilby’s and elegant pillboxes. The warm autumnal tones, soft fabrics, furs and refined trims conveyed a rich and timeless femininity.
In developing the collection I collaborated with Galway boutique, Les Jumelles, well known for its range of exclusive designer brands. Each hat was custom designed to compliment outfits from designers such as Paula Ka, Gant, Schumacher and Philosophy di Alberta Ferriti.
Here are some pics from the evening!