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Five of my faves! Fashion Illustrators!

April 09, 2018

If you follow my Instagram @carolynunwin, you'll know that I love illustration!  From vintage to the modern day, from the fashion world to animated movies, there is something about the skill of capturing the essentials of character and design, yet with apparent ease!  And illustration works a charm to show the glories & knockout accessory power of a hat!

Take a look at my top examples on my new blog post! xx

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The Levante is available in wool felt....

January 29, 2017

The Levante fur felt fedora has proven to be one of my most popular hat styles.  Fedoras suit so many people and so many fashions - from boho beachwear to street-styles and evening gowns, Fedoras look smashing with it all.   The Levante features a designer-take on the traditional fedora.  With an angled teardrop crown, it's flattering and not too high.  I think it's a standout accessory for everyday and I'm yet to find someone who it doesn't suit. My Levante Fur is made from beautiful top quality rabbit fur-felt that I import from Europe in black and alabaster (as below).  I make each one the traditional way - by hand using steam, wooden hat blocks and with a keen eye for...

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Why I love my Sirocco Fedora...

December 05, 2016

What makes a truly great summer hat?   I think my Sirocco fedora fits the bill for a number of reasons and here they are:- It's all-natural and made of a beautiful hand-woven and polished natural straw - the material itself goes with most casual summer fashion! It's handmade and from the sourcing of the headbands to the final finish, it's made with love and attention to detail.   It looks like luxury for everyday and it is! I'm not a big fan of synthetic materials for summer - too sticky and sweaty!  The Sirocco breathes in hot weather so the heat of your little head can escape. It's lined with a soft cotton lining.  Ditto!  Heat begone, welcome summer breeze....

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