Happy Holidays! It’s Winter Week on Breakthru, so this Friday’s Sew & Tell is all about winter fashion. And this week’s guest designs the perfect winter accessory that will keep you cozy *and* chic. Claudia Schulz is a Berlin-born, Vancouver-based designer, who started to experiment with making her own hats, after a lifetime spent collecting them. We should all be thankful that she did, because her creations are beautiful, sculptural, and elegant – at once basic go-to’s and dramatic statement pieces. On today’s show, Claudia will talk about her transition from social work to millinery, the materials and process she uses to create her designs, and the wide variety of sources she draws on for design inspiration – from Bauhaus architecture to Cape Town, South Africa.
Plus, a playlist full of delightfully wintery tracks, featuring songs from Lia Ices, Miike Snow, Bon Iver, and Fleet Foxes, and a handy list of styling tips from Refinery 29 to keep your winter wardrobe in its finest sartorial shape. So settle in with your favorite scarf, and get ready for winter, Sew & Tell style!
Select styles from Claudia Schulz Hats
(Photos courtesy of Claudia Schulz)
Contour Collection 2012
Afarik Collection 2011
Geo Collection 2010
Line Collection 2009
Bell Collection 2008
(Photo by Sean Pecknold)
(Photo by Marcelo Gomes, for Jagjaguwar)
(Photo by Neil Thomson)
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