Some of My Designs
From baret to bowler, from cloche to chupallas, from floppy to fascinator: there is a perfect hat for every woman.
On this web page, you will see a small impression of the hats I have designed since 1990, from colourful and extravagant to restrained and elegant. There is as much variety in materials as there is in colours and shapes. Airy summer hats in parasisal or sinamay, cheerful rain hats in waxed cotton, a warm, gorgeous winter hat in felt, you will find them all in my collection.
Each hat is a piece of tailor-made craftsmanship. This also means that I am more than happy to explore with you the ways to make a hat truly your hat. You might want a differently colour, or a different material, or different adornments, with or without silk flowers, with or without feathers. And that the hat has to be a perfect fit, goes without saying.
From fashion shows to ‘Prinsjesdag’: I am frequently asked to design a unique hat.
The fact that renowned designers such as Marlies Dekkers and Michael Barnaart van Bergen ask me to design hats for their catwalk collections, is an honour. Because fellow-designers – in any discipline – are generally the most discerning clients. They are looking for perfection.
Politicians and Royals asking me to design a hat for ‘Prinsjesdag’: another honour! They have a lot riding on ‘my’ hat, because of all the media attention and 16 million people ready to give their opinion. So, I am looking for perfection.
But honestly, a woman is a woman, a client is a client. You deserve the same attention and perfection, because your special occasion is just as important to you. Are you looking for a special shape, a particular material or a unique colour? It can be done.