Hat Channel Mag - June 2020

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studies with historical costume took her into the world of corsets, embroidery and dying methods and many more handcraft skills. She needed to make a headpiece for her course project; in-depth research was required. Her passion was ignited and her thirst for knowledge was set on fire. Her desire to create a piece that is ‘part of the head’ gives her fantastic positioning with her customers. She has to meet or talk on Skype with them to read and interpret their inner character, Giulia at ‘Giulia Mio Millinery’ gave an

before she is able to take the next steps

in-depth interview on her fantastic

in the design process. Their personal

millinery work. She shared her unique

aspirations have a leading part to play

background, her approach to her

in the final piece. It also includes the

creative process and the needs of her

build up of trust and opportunities to

wonderful customers. She also

push their personal boundaries in their

revealed some of her ideas in hat

creative horizons. Everyone has a

making, her wild ideas and a glimpse

different image which is incorporated

of the detail she incorporates into

into the final magnificent look.

every piece of headgear. The influences that give her headpieces their showstopper qualities and how customers can approach hats in the future. It was fascinating to discover that Giulia ‘fell’ into millinery work while studying her Masters in Milan, the home of millinery couture. Her