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1980s Graham Smith cherry red summer hat. With big beautiful bow detail. 

About Graham Smith:
Born in Kent in 1938. Beginning his career at a time when hats were an everyday essential for fashionable women.

His first fashion he worked with was Lanvin. 
In 1967, Smith established an eponymous fashion label. He soon attracted high-profile clients, including Elizabeth Taylor, Barbra Streisand and Joan Collins. His designs were also showcased in the collections of leading British designers, including Jean Muir and Zandra Rhodes.

While British millinery was in decline from the 1960s on, Smith (alongside Philip Somerville and Frederick Fox) is credited with keeping the craft alive during the 1970s, thanks in part to the tradition of hat-wearing events such as Royal Ascot and the custom of the British Royal Family.

Graham Smith was among the designers featured in a 2009 Victoria and Albert Museum millinery exhibition Hats: An Anthology, curated by Stephen Jones. The hat chosen for the exhibition originally appeared in the 1986 Pirelli Calendar 


Sold by Dani Smith Vintage 

Graham Smith Hat

£95.00Price
  • Measurements Height: 11cm Circumference of Head: 52cm width of Rim: 13.5cm Quality: Great, Like new