Her childhood ambition was to become a Fashion designer so she enrolled at North Herts College Centre for the Arts & Studied Art & Design.
Specialising in Fashion & Textiles, her collection was featured in a charity fashion show & published in the local press.
She secured a place at the prestigious London college of Fashion (BA) hons Costume & Make up for the performing Arts,
After completing the 2nd year, she became unhappy & realised her passion was in hat design,
she left & ended up working in Retail Management for 3 years.
Then one day decided that she needed to pursue her dream of becoming a Designer or forever live with regret,
so she enrolled on a Womens enterprise group & attended business link courses, & studied a HNC Millinery at Kensington & Chelsea College
Taught by Jane Smith Theatrical Milliner for stage & screen, Caroline Morris Bridal Milliner, Ian Bennett, Kirsten Scott & Julie Rooke
Tiara specialist for The Royal Ballet.
Whilst at K&C college some of her hats were selected to be sold in Peter Jones of Sloane Square, 2 years consecutively. One was selected by Hilary Alexander & featured in The Evening Standard. That same year she was a semi finalist in the Hat Designer of the year 2004. Her debut collection formed part of The Chelsea Festival.
Lisa has a studio in Stevenage, 30 mins to London Kings Cross by train.
Clients come to Lisa because they are looking for something different, something unique, a statement piece! Her work is original, theatrical, textural & Innovative, & extremely experimental.