Maker

Bridget Bailey

Bridget Bailey has a wealth of experience and an international reputation for both her millinery
and her masterclasses.
 
She studied textiles - always a strong influence in her work - and made her
first millinery collection in 1984 for Jean Muir. In 1989, she co-founded the Bailey
Tomlin brand and developed an extensive list of clients, from Liberty and Saks Fifth
Avenue to the V&A.
 
Bridget now works as an artist in her London studio, making one-off pieces for exhibitions and
commissions. She has earned a reputation for combining intriguing ideas and
observations with her very particular textile and millinery skills, which form the basis of her
masterclasses.
 
Exhibitions include Mad for Tea at Fortnum and Mason, Crafted, Makers of the Exceptional at
the Royal Academy, Absolutely Buzzing, a solo show at Inspired by,,, Gallery, in the North
York Moors National Park.