Tag Archives: couture

20th Anniversary!!

What a surprise to find that 2017 is my 20th anniversary as a milliner! I am not sure which is the most shocking realisation…that I have been making hats for 20 years or that it is so long since I … Continue reading

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Creating masks for this summers Animal Ball

A busy few weeks in the studio, on top of Ascot orders I have been enjoying the creative buzz of designing and making masks for the Animal Ball this summer at Lancaster House in aid of the Elephant Family charity. … Continue reading

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A favourite hat!

So lovely to see HRH The Duchess of Cambridge wearing on of my creations at a wedding on Saturday. A soft grey straw trimmed with organdie that I embroidered to match the embroidery on the dress……I so enjoyed creating this … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes, countdown to Ascot!

Thank heavens for the arrival of ‘the pixies’, a talented bunch of ladies who arrived to ease the workload this week! My assistant Victoria and I were joined by textile whizz Claire, costume girl Leah, and couture dress designer Charlotte, … Continue reading

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Hat for Henley Regatta!

oops, its Tuesday already and as I am going to Henley on Friday I had better find time to make myself a hat……Jane Corbett must wear a Jane Corbett Hat!!

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Ascot highlights!

So thrilled to see Mrs Middleton in the Royal procession on Ladies Day wearing one of my hats, and hugely relieved that the rain stayed away long enough for the carriages to be open! Likewise on Friday when Lady Warren … Continue reading

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Ascot hats, the finishing line is in sight!

With less than 1o hours to go before the studio opens in the morning for the last collections for Ascot I still have hats to finish! A predictably busy week has become a creative marathon! Thank goodness it’s a buzz … Continue reading

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