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Goodwood Revival 2022
Goodwood Revival is one of my most favourite annual events. Goodwood Revival is about more than the motor racing, it is about old school glamour, the opportunity to dress up in period outfits and the chance to walk into a ‘live’ film set at every turn. As a local West Sussex milliner, Goodwood and its annual events are a key […]
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The History of The OLD Printing House - Arundel's Hidden Shopping Arcade
Discover the history of our hat shop building which is part of Arundel's Old Printing House.
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A Step by Step Guide to making a Sinamay Hat with an up turned brim
I am very lucky to be able to say that I have learnt my millinery foundations from the great Rose Cory. Rose is often referred to as the “Milliners Milliner” and during her forty year career and has made fabulous hats for many celebrities including the late Queen Mum. This post is my personal record / memory jogger of how […]
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Goodwood Revival 2021
If you are a follower of my blog you will know I love vintage fashion. I think it's the nostalgic glamour of the 1940s / 50s that attracts me the most and the opportunity to wear a hat as an everyday accessory. Rather than focus on the Goodwood Revival racing, I thought it would be fun to share an insiders […]
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Hat Shop Opening - you are invited!
I have some very exciting news! On Friday 28th May I am opening a hat shop in Arundel, West Sussex! My hat shop will be on the first floor of Retroesque, which you can find in The Old Print Works Shopping Arcade on Tarrant Street. I am delighted to be joining Victoria at Retroesque with her fabulous range of retro […]
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London Hat Week
I hope you are all having a fabulous and very sunny Easter weekend. It's such a beautiful time in the garden seeing the flowers spring into life. A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to see some amazing handcrafted flowers at The London Hat Week's X Terrance ' World Garden' theme hat exhibition. Here are a few of […]
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Photo Shoot - behind the scenes
February has been a very exciting month here at Isabella Josie Millinery. If you have recently checked out the 'shop' section of my website, you will see that it has been updated with some beautiful photos of my hats and headpieces.
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British Millinery Associationaward winning hat shop new business of the year 2022 Isabella Josie

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