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The HAT Magazine

The only independent voice of the hat trade, now enjoyed in over 50 countries worldwide.

Welcome to The HAT Magazine

The HAT Magazine is edited and published by Carole and Nigel Denford, who co-founded The Hat Shop in London’s Covent Garden in 1983 and managed it to great international acclaim over 15 years.

The HAT magazine is the voice of the hat trade worldwide and is unceasing in the promotion of the making and wearing of hats.

The HAT magazine is a quarterly trade magazine

Issue 63

Regular Magazine Articles

News, Views and Events The latest hat world news, keep up to date with what’s happening in the hat trade worldwide

Workroom Technique Step by step guides through a millinery process, from the masters

Designer Sketchbook Bringing you new inspiration and trends

A Conversation with Meet those at the top of their game in the hat world

Travels with my Hat Each year we travel to a country famous for its own hatting expertise, learning the techniques, meeting the designers, the manufacturers, the retailers and the tutors

Trade Fair Reports The hats and the looks for the coming season, in our fashion fair round up, plus previews and calendar

Looking Ahead The colours, fabrics and trims predicted for the year ahead

On The Catwalk A snapshot of the latest headwear on the season’s catwalks

Royal Ascot, The Derby & The Melbourne Cup Coverage of the year’s major horseracing and hat-wearing events

Designer Profiles The Hatter’s Tale, an everyday story of milliners and manufacturers

Retail Experience Great hat shops around the world

End of Term Report Each year we meet the millinery graduates as they leave education to start their millinery careers

Graduate Fashion Week The hottest trends from the graduate shows

The HAT Directory Source those suppliers here in our classified trade directory, an indispensable guide to the hat trade

In fact all there is to know about what’s happening in the Hat world
The Hat Festivals We report from Caussade/Septfonds in France, Bridport in England and Nantong in China
Focus on Menswear Kaszkiet in Poland and Christys’ London are two companies which are taking decisive steps to increase their business. Both seeing a brighter future through a bullish and positive attitude
Trade Fair Reports What’s new at the European shows for Spring/Summer 2015
News, Views and Events The latest hat trade news, including hatty books ideas that will make the perfect Christmas gifts