HAT WEAVES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE August 12, 2016 16:56

HAT WEAVES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

In the lead up to the summer hat season I fill my studio with a range of straw hats in a myriad of colours, textures and patterns in preparation for designing my new summer styles.

I take delight in the variety of fibres, their properties and counties of origin…. then delight again when the right person turns up to purchase the hat.


ROSIE BOYLAN CHATS TO LIVING ROOM THEATRE ABOUT HER WORLD OF HAT MAKING May 12, 2016 16:47

ROSIE BOYLAN CHATS TO LIVING ROOM THEATRE ABOUT HER WORLD OF HAT MAKING

Rosie Boylan has built an amazing career out of hats. She’s created some of the most beautiful headwear you’ve seen for movies like The Great Gatsby, Australia and Moulin Rouge. Now, Rosie sells her creations from her shop in Newtown and continues to be kept very busy with private commissions. The Living Room Theatre is delighted to announce that in March Rosie Boylan will be one of the collaborators on She Only Barks at Night.


PNG BILUM HEADWEAR FEATURES IN VOGUE AUSTRALIA May 10, 2016 09:41

PNG BILUM HEADWEAR FEATURES IN VOGUE AUSTRALIA

Recently I have been been working with Bilum weaving communities in the Papua New Guinea highlands, developing handicraft products  for export, connecting regional co-operatives to international markets.


CELEBRATING NATIONAL DESIGNER AWARDS WITH MACGRAW March 24, 2016 14:29

CELEBRATING NATIONAL DESIGNER AWARDS WITH MACGRAW

“Collaborating with emerging Australian design talent keeps me in step with contemporary fashion, and has been one of my professional pathways since the 1980’s" says Rosie Boylan at hatsbyrosieboylan