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You Can Leave Your Hat On


You Can Leave Your Hat On

PH I LI P TREACY A tribute to the work of Philip Treacy edited by Roger Norheim Collections for

Photos: Š Philip Treacy & Press. All Rights Reserved


hilip Treacy (born 26 May 1967 in Ahascragh, County Galway) is an Irish milliner. Treacy studied journalism at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin. He has designed hats for Alexander McQueen’s white Haute Couture collection at Givenchy in Paris and for Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel. He designs hats for all the most important designers in the world including Valentino, Ralph Lauren and Donna Karen. He has been awarded the title of British Accessory Designer of the Year at the British Fashion Awards on five occasions during the early 1990s. The late Isabella Blow, style editor of Tatler, helped Treacy launch himself as a well known milliner and wore many of his hats. Treacy was design director of The g Hotel in Galway, in 2005. He was awarded an honorary OBE for services to the British fashion industry by Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at a ceremony in Clarence House on 19 November 2007. He has designed hats for various films including Harry Potter films, and designed Sarah Jessica Parker’s hat for the première of the film, Sex and the City. Thirty-six of Treacy’s hats were worn at the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on 29 April 2011, including the hat worn by Princess Beatrice of York, which was widely discussed in the media.


VISUELLE no19 Philip Treacy  

YOU CAN LEAVE YOUR HAT ON. PHILIP TREACY. A tribute from Visuelle Magazine to the designer Philip Treacy.

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