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Meet the Maker: Deirdre Hawken currently exhibiting at Metropolitan Museum, New York

Deidre Hawken makes what might loosely be called hats or head pieces. However that description does not do justice to the exquisite intricate pieces of work created by this multi talented designer. I and my photographer went to interview her recently in her studio. JB.I know you as a hat designer and maker, but I… Continue reading Meet the Maker: Deirdre Hawken currently exhibiting at Metropolitan Museum, New York

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Frida Kahlo inspired floral headdress

The much anticipated 'Frida Kahlo Making Herself Up' exhibition is starting¬† at the V&A in three days time. Here I show how to make a floral head dress in fifteen to twenty minutes. This headdress is constructed on a bought head band but if a more angelic look is your style you could add flowers… Continue reading Frida Kahlo inspired floral headdress