Sculptor turned Milliner, Leigh Magar started Magar Hatworks almost 20 years ago in Charleston, SC.
She studied the classic hat making techniques at F.I.T. in Manhattan.
She has created hats for Jussara Lee’s (1998) Bryant Park runway show, had work displayed in numerous Barneys New York ads & windows, chosen for “Women’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award” from Country Living magazine (2009), won “Made in the South Award” from Garden & Gun magazine (2010), collaborated with J. Morgan Puett in “Cottage Industry” Spoleto Art’s Festival (2002), and created whimsical bird and butterfly hats for the Rachel Feinstein/John Currin’s wedding (1998).
Her work has been in the New York Times, Food & Wine, Martha Stewart Living, Sartorialist, Garden & Gun, and others.
Her hats are available at Barneys New York and in her studio/hat shop.
Hugo & Marie
Hugo & Marie is an imaginative creative agency founded in 2008 specializing in artist management. They work with numerous talented creatives who share the compulsion to speak in the wonderful, nuanced vocabulary of visual media. Hugo & Marie are dedicated to direction, design, illustration, interactive and representation services to bring all manner of projects to life.
Crafting Fashion: A Pop-up shop for MakeShift curated by Billy Reid + Alabama Chanin
Opening Thursday, May 17th from 6:00pm - Until
Crafted Fashion, Food, Music, and Drink at Billy Reid 54 Bond Street, NYC Featuring a performance by Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Tift Merritt at 8:00 pm
Pop-up runs from May 18th - 25th
Store hours: Monday-Saturday 11:00am - 8:00pm, Sunday 11:00am - 7:00pm