Hear milliners, curators, writers, clients and those involved in the fashion world discuss why, how, and what is covered by our understanding of modern hats and headwear in this one-day symposium. Talks will explore both the design and making of contemporary hats, and the socio-cultural context for how and when they are worn.
Invited speakers include V&A curators Oriole Cullen and Claire Wilcox, the milliner Stephen Jones and fashion journalist Colin McDowell.
Official Website: http://www.vam.ac.uk/hats
Added by fridaylate on January 28, 2009