Maker

Philip Treacy

Exquisite handcrafted sculptural masterpieces showcase the fantastical imagination of this quietly spoken Irishman who, for over 25 years has created couture hats that draw admiration and surprise in equal measure and transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary. Philip Treacy has been rewarded with an honorary OBE granted by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales in 2007 for his service to the British fashion industry and the title of British Accessory Designer of the Year at the British Fashion Awards – five times.

Using fashion catwalk as his platform around the world to inspire and to challenge people’s perception of the hat. Clients include the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge, Lady Gaga, Grace Jones, Madonna and Kate Moss.

Photo credit: 
Kevin Davies