Vibrant, captivating headpieces with a graceful delicacy that plays against a bold yet carefully considered line. Sophie Beale’s work is conceptual and innovative yet fashion forward, flattering and sophisticated. Beautifully hand crafted pieces, made for the chic woman who enjoys flair without fuss.
Named Britain's hottest new milliner in 2012 and winner of various awards including the British Fashion Council and Grazia Magazines National Hat Factor, judged by Philip Treacy and Stephen Jones. Sophie was chosen from over 100 milliners to be part of a celebration of the best of British millinery.
The brand is sold internationally with a growing list of high profile clients and press coverage, including the cover of the Royal Ascot style guide 2014, featuring the Strunz Hat. Sophie will be showing as part of London Fashion Week this September and recently made her Paris Fashion Week debut with AW15.
Having worked with a selection of iconic milliners from Noel Stewart to Philip Treacy, Gina Foster and Jane Taylor, Sophie was head hunted for a position in the couture department at Stephen Jones, creating pieces for his own collections alongside many of the worlds top designers.
Sophie graduated with a distinction from Kensington and Chelsea college’s world renowned HNC Millinery in 2011, where she now teaches. Her training also includes study with Rose Cory, once milliner by royal appointment to the late Queen Mother.