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'The Milliner' a short film by Tim Fok

The Milliner from Tim Fok on Vimeo.   Happy to announce the launch of the short film, 'The Milliner', featuring me and my hats, directed and produced by the talented Tim Fok. Tim and I met in the park while he was walking his adorable pooch, Ernie. We got chatting about what we do and serendipitously Tim was in the market for a new passion project. Lucky me! Moral of the story - people with dogs are awesome! Hope you enjoy the video x

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Meet the Team: Catrien

The first in our new regular feature, we pull back the curtain on our studio to reveal the people behind Awon Golding Millinery. Our first intern to kick off the series,  meet Catrien de Jong... Where are you from?  I'm from the Netherlands, not Amsterdam but the other side. How did you get into millinery?   I had to chose my course when I was 15, which is way too young to know what you want to do for the rest of your life. SintLucas, the school I'm going to right now, has the course 'Creative Craftsmanship', which looked good. So I started that. In the first year we got to select 5 different crafts, and I chose Textiles and Millinery.  Why did you...

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Fascinator-making workshops for fabulous hens

Looking for a crafty idea for your hen do? I recently hosted a fascinator-making workshop at a hen do for a friend. The afternoon was full of laughs and a great focus for some fuzzy heads from the partying the night before. I'm always amazed at how different everyone's headpieces end up being. They really do represent the individual tastes and personalities of the girls. Best moment of the day was when the father-of-the-bride was asked to pick out the mother-of-the-bride's creation from the 17 pieces on the table...and got it in one! Now THAT is impressive. *Note to all prospective hubbies out there, this is what's expected after 35 years of marriage. To find out more about our workshops get in...

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Dita Von Teese loves the Bonjour boater

Whoever said that Mondays suck obviously didn't start their week like we did. This morning the news came in from our newest stockist, Hood London, that the one and only Dita Von Teese counts our Bonjour boater amongst her favourite hats! *Cue screams from our London studio* Thanks to the sisterHOOD for their support. Check out their awesome website for the most stylish millinery around.  Buy your Bonjour boater here.

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