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Tomoko Tahara has been creating original design hats and accessories since 1994, she works as a freelance designer with several hat companies in Japan, and her work has been displayed in selected boutiques and department stores around Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka, Vancouver.All items are carefully hand made by herself to keep her identical stitching and distinctive taste.
Since 2011, her aim of work has been changed to focus on art projects.Now she is involving to make more costume art hats and one of a kind hats.

*All of my original designs are copyright protected and must not be copied or reproduced in any way without prior permission from ©Tomoko Tahara



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1998, she made "small…

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  • Joined July 25, 2006

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About

Welcome to tomokotahara.

Tomoko Tahara has been creating original design hats and accessories since 1994, she works as a freelance designer with several hat companies in Japan, and her work has been displayed in selected boutiques and department stores around Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka, Vancouver.All items are carefully hand made by herself to keep her identical stitching and distinctive taste.
Since 2011, her aim of work has been changed to focus on art projects.Now she is involving to make more costume art hats and one of a kind hats.

*All of my original designs are copyright protected and must not be copied or reproduced in any way without prior permission from ©Tomoko Tahara



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1998, she made "small brim cap" with her own pattern.
The Small brim cap with belt on the front, made with unique textured wool. She called "Memory Lane" (2004).
The name "memory lane" is from a beach access, tiny path in Vancouver island.

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Deer head ( Sunny day after the snow) hat featured in Kaga Snow museum short listed in Snow design contest
2013:
Felt feature fashion show at their Canadian felt contest exhibition in Salt spling island BC
See me international art exhibition in NY

2011:
In a contest "Design for Stephen Jones", Tomoko Tahara's work "snow cap(the top page photo)" has been commended and shortlisted by mr. Stephen Jones and Mrs Dolly Jones(British vogue.com) .It is also featured on vogue.co.uk.

See selected designers at vogue.co.uk(Tahara is in no.6)
http://www.vogue.co.uk/news/2011/08/26/s

2008:
Etsy featured seller
http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2008/featured-seller-tomokotahara/
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30 Aug 2011
In a contest "Stephen Jones millinery talent contest", Tomoko Tahara's work has been commended and shortlisted by mr. Stephen Jones and Mrs Dolly Jones(British vogue.com) .It is also featured on vogue.co.uk.

<Etsy Featured Seller(interview)>
http://www.etsy.com/featured_seller.php?featured_user_id=64710


<Japanese magazines>
Lingkaran vol 8 (Sony magazines):interview

Kyoto market guide (Bessatsu Taiyou,Heibon publishing):interview

*To measure your head size, put the measure(or yarn) on top of your ear and pass forehead,around.
If you used the yarn, measure the length of yarn with scale.

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