Pip Hackett Millinery:
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Milliner Pip Hackett graduated from the Royal College of Art, and creates hats, headpieces and hair accessories that are stylish concoctions of feathers, flowers and sculptural shapes.
These pieces are individually crafted using traditional millinery techniques combined with a distinctive and contemporary feel.
Pip Hackett's collection takes its inspiration from a variety of sources such as Victorian fairy paintings, and the fantasy world of Japanese multimedia artist Mariko Mori. Her fantastic and witty creations utilise velvets, flocked fabrics, couture lace, feathering, antique tulle and veiling.
Pip Hackett has created work for the catwalk shows of Thierry Mugler, Pearce Fionda, and Hardy Amies and retailers such as Harrods, Debenhams, and Liberty have commissioned millinery collections, Her work has also been displayed in a fine art context in exhibitions such as "Full House Fashion" at the Kunst Museum in Germany, and the touring exhibition "Satellites of Fashion".
She designed the hats for the film "Girl with a Pearl Earring" which was directed by her husband, Peter Webber.
A Pip Hackett creation was featured on the Royal Mail stamp set - Fabulous Hats as the first class stamp.