Carolina Millinery Company's Profile
Charleston Milliner Natalie Simmons is the creative force behind Carolina Millinery Company, she specializes in handmade hats for women and men. Her signature styles are often inspired by the 1920-1940's.
Natalie self-taught for several years before having the great opportunity to tutor informally with several Master Milliners thru these opportunities she gained the knowledge needed to handcraft hats of the highest quality. Eleven years later Natalie continues to hand block (shape), sew, and trim each hat one by one using the millinery techniques she was taught and continues to learn. She creates designs that range from simply beautiful to wildly whimsical.
In 2007 she competed in the Hat Magazines International Hat Designer of the year competition. She was one of twelve designers to be chosen to continue to round two of the…
- Born on June 10
- Joined March 8, 2008