Sunday, 21 October 2012

Bee Smith Millinery at Miss Vintage Wedding Affair

 I've had a lovely day at the Miss Vintage Wedding Affair, here are a few pics from my day....

Saturday, 6 October 2012

Autumn/ Winter 2012

 The Autumn/ Winter 2012 collection is now online!
Avaliable at

It will be launched at 'The Other Side of the Mirror' showcase
at Craft Central, 9th - 13th October 2012

Sunday, 9 September 2012

A Summer of hats...

So its been a manic summer full of hats....
         I thought I'd share some of my fav commissions....

 The Autumn/ Winter 2012 Collection will be launched as part of 'The Other Side of the Mirror' Showcase at Craft Central, Clerkenwell, London.

 9th - 13th October 2012, 11am - 6pm daily
Private view on Tuesday 9th October, 6pm - 9pm

Craft Central, 33-35 St John’s Square, London, EC1M 4DS

Workshops: Hat making party, Wednesday 10th October, 6pm - 8pm
Decopage workshop, Thursday 11th October, 6pm - 8pm
Come and join us for Afternoon tea on Saturday 13th October, 2pm - 4pm


Thursday, 2 August 2012

Going for a Hatwalk

So last night I went on a Hatwalk....
To coincide with the Olympics, the statues of London have all been adorned with Hats!
I absolutly love this idea - a celebration of true English eccentricity!

More info can be found at:

Here are a few pictures of the ones I managed to find.....

Stephen Jones on horseback and Lock & Co on Nelson's column
Stephen Jones on horseback

My favourite.... Gina Foster & Victoria Grant
Charlie Le Mindu

Gina Foster & Victoria Grant

Philip Treacy

Apologies for the dark photo... Pip Hackett

Pip Hackett

Winner of Grazia's Hatfactor competition.... Sophie Beale

William Chambers

I am looking at sculptures nearby with a different eye now..... See if I can find some to dress up!xx

Monday, 28 May 2012

Bee Smith Millinery presents the Hat Party!

Sorry I have been neglecting my blog.... 
its too sunny and there are too many hats to be made!

However, Thursday 17th May was the annual Hat Party

Beautiful illustrations by Laura Mossop

We set up a photobooth to get all the hats modelled by any willing participants and here are the results.....
Photography by Nick Kane

Thank you all for coming, the hats enjoyed their evening out!

The next event will be Open studios with Surrey Artists Open Studios (SAOS), starting Thursday 14th June. More details on and