Attire Accessories -Jul/Aug 2018 (Issue 71)

ATTIRE 105 HATS & FASCINATORS HENNUMI MILLINERY +44 (0)20 8936 7627 As British royalty returns to the global headlines, this time firmly setting the tone of multi- cultural modernity, London-based Hennumi Millinery aptly fuses heritage with contemporary cool to suit the mood. Tosin Trim, founder and designer of Hennumi, who expertly combines simple geometric shapes with elegant lines, draws inspiration from both her architectural background and costume design experience to create a full SS18 collection of headwear that includes striking occasion hats, effortlessly elegant straw panamas and statement feather clips. Hennumi is a sustainable luxury accessories brand specialising in exquisitely handmade millinery for both daywear and occasion. Combining traditional millinery craft with innovative sculptural construction, the company uses sustainably sourced materials and fine fabric off-cuts from its sister brand, DEPLOY womenswear, to create signature pieces that sets it apart from the rest whilst completing the circular economy of the two affiliated brands. Tosin specialises in fine accessories as a designer-maker and has many years of experience, both in private commission and in costume design for film, TV and theatre. A qualified architect trained at the University of Cambridge, Tosin’s background ensures a refined aesthetics and rigorous design approach, creating statement headwear of sculptural beauty and textural luxury. VIXENMILLINERY +44 (0)1725 512 983 Vixen Millinery creates collections that tone with a vast array of occasionwear brands to finish the look and to help sell the outfit as a whole. For example, the Vixen blush colour from its SS18 collection perfectly toned with the blush of four major occasionwear brands, giving shops the best chance of an add- on sale. The company creates a summer occasionwear line and a winter daywear line each year. The brand is probably best known for its summer occasion pieces; one of the best sellers is its Zelkora disc shape.The latest reincarnation of this design featured silk sinamay bows and handmade orchid flowers (see attached VX606).The winter line is quite new and consists of casual soft hats, such as wool felt trilbies, caps and berets.The winter line started off smaller but has grown in popularity. ➨ HEATHER FASHIONS +44 (0)1768 865 023 Heather is now enjoying its sixth year supplying the equestrian, country clothing, tourist and giftware sector and has earned a reputation for supplying high-quality hats, caps and bags at affordable prices. Using mainly British tweeds and waxed cottons, Heather is now recognised as a brand that delivers on these key principles. Each year, the company adds new styles to its portfolio whilst keeping the core range intact to cover the everyday needs of the consumer. New products launching during 2018 include Harris Tweed and Abraham Moon Tweed bags and purses, Bond and Duckbill caps and Peached Microfibre Waterproof caps. There are new colours in old favourites such as the Kinloch Waterproof Tweed Cap, Tyndrum Baseball Caps and of course our Harris Tweed headwear. Heather endeavours to provide an in-stock service and prides itself on fast delivery with no minimum order. You can order via email, phone and fax or through one of the company’s agents.