Quality and Refinement, like no other!
It is my pleasure to feature Jan Wutkowski of Hats Hats Hats on Fierce Lives Here. I will be featuring the most influential, established and up-and-coming Milliners from all around the world.
5 Simple questions. 5 Wonderful answers!
Credit: Jan Wutkowski, Milliner.
1. Tell my readers a little bit about yourself.
I’ve been making hats since 1995. I studied under Waltraud Reiner, in Melbourne, Australia. Almost 4 years ago I opened a retail store in an historic city on the Atlantic Ocean–Wilmington, North Carolina
Credit: Fancy free, felt blocked over a great old block.
2. Give me 3 words that describe your aesthetic.
Form |Function |Fun
3. Who is the Jan Wutkowski client?
She’s confident, with some money to throw around on herself; she’s stylish without being a fashion fiend. Anywhere from mid-20’s to mid-70’s; she’s one-of-a-kind!
Credit: An elegant piece, sinamay blocked over a 50’s block.
4. Who have/would you love to hat?
Past: Princess Dianna Present: Michelle Obama Future: The next September cover of Vogue magazine!!! (LOVE IT – Jorge)
Credit: A beautiful aquamarine green silk straw piece, free formed.
5. Give me a quote you live by.
“The hat on your head is remarkably representative of what is going on inside your head.”
Note: It is my pleasure to keep in touch with Jan. Jan brings a sense of fun to her work that I love, with a touch of vintage, always classic. Thank you Jan, for giving me this opportunity to share with the community how wonderful you and your creations are.