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"Radishing" Crystal Radish Hat
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"Flamboyance" Crystal Swan OTT Feather Headpiece
silver antlers hat
"Narnia" Grey Rose & Silver Antler Headband
violin hat
"The Devil's Violin" Musical Hat
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dinosaur hat
"Dinosaure de Piroines" Stegosaurus Flower Hat


I am Bink, a self taught, full time British milliner established in 2008. My studio is based in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, my hats sell internationally. I make glittered fascinators, oversized hats & quirky hair accessories for people who are extraordinary. Avant garde millinery is my true love and I worship at the Altar of Haberdashery on a daily basis. I describe my work as "Pop Surreal Millinery", inspired by art not fashion. I am a storyteller, telling stories with hats. These are moments in time captured as millinery. I also run Temptress of Waikiki Millinery, elegant, classic but unique hats for weddings and the races.

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August 10, 2016 0 comments
After the success of my V&A, Marie Antoinette inspired workshop I was contacted by the Museum of London and asked...
March 24, 2016 6 comments
The Victoria & Albert museum contacted me and asked if I could to do a millinery workshop on the 13th...
February 20, 2016 0 comments
I can't help returning to creating these headpieces, I have a Virgin Mary headdress obsession, it began years ago. They...

Pop Surreal Millinery

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    Glittered Fascinators
    Pearls & Swine hats get worn all over the world by women who know the Secret of Millinery: Hats get compliments & you have more fun when you wear a hat! My hats are bold, colourful and fun. Guaranteed to cause compliments...
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    avant garde Hats
    I create hats & fascinators which are wearable art. Inspired by colour, culture, stories, religion, silliness & the strange. If you wish to commission a bespoke hat or fascinator please go to my Bespoke Millinery Form.
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    Whimsical Headpieces
    Every day I wake up, go to my studio and create headwear. I share images of my newly made hats and fascinators on Facebook & Instagram if you wish to keep an eye on my millinery journey. Bink x