Combining contemporary, sculptural shapes with a softness and femininity that is flattering to the wearer. Impeccable taste is evident in each of her handcrafted designs. Works of art in their own right, Wearable Art.
Lisa has a keen eye for detail and her love of textures, mixing them together with a wonderfully sophisticated colour palette, means that each hat is unique.
Style & Individuality
Hertfordshire's newest Millinery Designer.
& is available for collaborations
lisa is an artist, an inventor of the extraordinary
she loves to create wearable art
that is ethical & sustainable
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Hertfordhire's newest Millinery Designer Lisa Jayne accepts commissions & is available for collaborations
Lisa is an artist, an inventor of the extraordinary, she started her career studying Art and Design specialising in Fashion and Textiles, which led her to study theatrical Costume design at London College of Fashion, it was here that she found her love of creating dramatic statement pieces, and she found a passion in theatrical Millinery, this journey led her to study at Kensington and Chelsea college.
The skillset she took away from this course was Theatrical, Flat pattern hatmaking, Felt hatmaking, Sinnemay hatmaking, Tiaras, Beadwork, wire work and feather work under the tutition of Stage and screen Milliner Jane Smith, Julie Rooke The Royal Ballet Milliner, Karen Henriksen, Kirsten Scott and Ian Bennett.
Lisa’s graduation show formed part of the Chelsea festival, for two consecutive years she sold to Peter Jones store, Sloane Square, one of her designs was selected by Hilary Alexander and published in The Evening Standard, she also was a runner up in the Hat Designer of the year 2004
Every creation is a labour of love, Lisa designs/creates all her bespoke pieces by hand from her Hertfordshire studio, using quality materials combining tradition and contemporary millinery techniques to create wearable Art, Lisa aims to provide you with the perfect hat/headpiece whatever the occasion, so you will feel perfectly dressed from head to toe and ready to turn heads
Lisa makes her own blocks, dyes her own fabrics and feathers, creates delicate flowers, sews beads by hand, hand embroiders whatever is necessary to make the perfect piece, whether you want a classic, elegant or extravagant creation, her pieces are renowned for their use of the unexpected and unusual materials, including melted cds, broken jewels, resin shapes, and even handblown glass.
Lisa Jayne Millinery’s mission is to make you look and feel fantastic for the big occasions in your life. Whether you are a seasoned hat wearer or a hat novice, Lisa will guide you through the magical world of millinery. Lisa has a wealth of millinery, styling and colour knowledge and experience, ensuring that the headwear, accessories and style that you desire can be made a reality, Combining contemporary, sculptural shapes with a softness and femininity that is flattering to the wearer. Impeccable taste is evident in each of her handcrafted designs. Works of art in their own right "Fabulous hats for Fabulous people"