Irish-born hat maker, Philip Treacy, who has long been turning heads in Europe with his beautiful creations, was the toast of New York in April. Celebrities turned out in force for a bash at Manhattan department store Bergdorf Goodman to don the season's most sought-after Easter bonnets from the master milliner who's based in London. The bash was hosted by socialite Cornelia … [Read more...] about Treacy Hats Take Manhattan
Kate Dillon wears many hats. In addition to her work in the world of fashion, she is spokesperson for the Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy and Action and co-founder of Echo, a children's organization committed to teaching social consciousness through art. Dillon is both beautiful and very much in proportion at five feet eleven inches and 175 pounds, yet she has … [Read more...] about Kate Dillon
Bringing salmon skins into the fashion world and proving the skeptics wrong. ℘℘℘ Among the many gifts he has received from appearances around the world, Mikhail Gorbachev left Dublin in January with a particularly unusual memento. In a standard diplomatic exchange of gifts, Irish President Mary McAleese presented the former Soviet premier with a leather wallet made from Irish … [Read more...] about Against the Tide
Hat designer and IA covergirl Marie Galvin joined the 7th Anniversary Gen Art's Fresh Faces in Fashion show presented by POWERade in New York and Los Angeles in October (host committee included the top designers Vera Wang and Diane Von Furstenberg). The show featured 12 of the best new fashion designers in the world. Earlier in the month Marie brought her GALVIN-ized head-ware … [Read more...] about Top Hat!
It's a hot night in Boston, hotter still in the narrow space of Studio Soto where barefoot models weave trance-like through the melting crowd. Exhibiting the kind of creative flair she's known for, Ballina-born designer and hat maker Marie Galvin had forsaken the predictable run down the catwalk during Boston Spring Fashion Weekend in favor of an art gallery show that … [Read more...] about The Hottest Thing in Hats