Rihanna in concert

costume design

We work closely with a variety of celebrities and musicians to create headline-grabbing, unique designs for special appearances and tour wardrobe concepts.

We created an extra-special, ultra-red pair of our signature Hyper-Cherries for Rihanna's famous S&M Video.

She has also worn a number of designs at live concerts.


minions bello yellow collection

FASHION DESIGN PROJECT FOR THIS HOLLyWOOD BLOCKBUSTER

Piers Atkinson was invited to work with Universal Picture’s Minions movie launch fashion licencing alongside fashion designers Giles, Rupert Sanderson and Tatty Devine. The resulting ‘top to toe’ Bello Yellow collection was launched globally in top-end outlets from Selfridges to Collette in Europe to 10 Corso Como and On Pedder
in Asia


elephant family's
animal ball

mask design and production
for charity event

Piers Atkinson works closely with a few charities, most notably The Elephant Family who bring artists and fund-raising auctions together in support of Mark Shand’s trail blazing Asian Elephant rescue programme. A fund-raising mask ball was held at Clarence House in 2014 where Piers was asked to create a special pair of animal masks
for Their Royal Highnesses The Prince Of Wales &
The Duchess Of Cornwall
, making front page news for the charity.


lfw: ISSA

Millinery for runway

We work closely with a variety of designs to create special pieces for runway shows, presentations and lookbooks, from headline-grabbing showpieces to sales pieces.

Here we worked with Daniella Helayal's finale show
at Issa where we made a series of Fedoras that graced Cara Delevingne on the runway to Lady Gaga on
the red carpet.


marina and the diamonds

millinery for concert

We work closely with a variety of celebrities and musicians to create headline-grabbing unique designs for special appearances and tour wardrobe concepts.

Here we made a series of colour matching and UV reactive headpieces for Marina and the Diamonds 'Froot' and 'Neon Nature' tours, seen here worn by Marina Diamandis.


LCM: Bobby Abley

Millinery for runway

We work closely with a variety of designers to create special projects for runway shows, presentations and lookbooks, from headline-grabbing showpieces to sales pieces. 

Here we worked with menswear designer Bobby Abley creating a new take on our bear-ear cap; this time using Bobby's design silhouette from a previous season, in pink with a cartoonish twist!


ford fiesta

MILLINERY FOR ADVERTISING

We work closely with a variety of stylists and brands to create one-off showpieces for eye-catching advertising campaigns for brands. This exciting neon headdress, first seen in Vogue, was also used in the Ford Fiesta billboard and TV advert in their global campaign "This Is Now" created by Ogilvy Advertising London.


lfw: charlotte olympia

MILLINERY FOR RUNWAY

We work closely with a variety of designs to create special pieces for runway shows, presentations and lookbooks, from headline-grabbing showpieces to sales pieces.

Here we worked with Chartlotte Olympia’s debut where we made a series of black silhouette hats that fused with the styling to create a focus on the shoes and bags!


Pacific place: hong kong

design for interactive recycling christmas project

We collaborate with malls and retail hubs to create special event products such as these Christmas Baubles made from recycled plastic bottles. Customers passing large recycle ‘huts’ in Lee Gardens could see the designer results in the up-cycled Christmas Baubles available in giant Christmas Tree vending machines.


concept queen italy: retail display

DESIGN AND PRODUCTION OF GLASS blown HAT For Designer showroom

This was a challenging commission to design and produce a glass hat in the shape of a 'funfair win' fish bag. A complex and rewarding project as we had no idea if this could even work! A big thanks to Bruce Marks from London Glassblowing for his handy-work.


Minnie mouse

FASHION DESIGN PROJECT FOR
THe Fashion icon

Piers Atkinson was invited to work Disney’s Minnie Mouse in an exciting fashion licencing project alongside fashion designers Lulu Guinness, Giles and Tatty Devine.

The project was launched at London Fashion Week with Minnie Mouse in attendance, and the one-off pieces auctioned to private collectors.


nspcc bloomsbury theatre

costume design for charity event

Piers Atkinson designed the costumes, with vast bicorn hats, for Captain Hook and his sidekick Smee for 2014's NSPCC Charity panto at Bloomsbury Theatre

Other designers included Vivienne Westwood and Jasper Conran


Hong kong jockey club

MILLINERY EXHIBITION AND runway SHOW

Piers Atkinson was invited to Hong Kong by beauty brand Sa Sa to present a two-week series of lecturers and personal appearances culminating in an extravagant fashion and awards show at the Hong Kong Jockey Club racecourse at the style-conscious Ladie's Purse Day. Our hats were modelled by celebrities including Jasmine Wu.


PIERS ATKINSON X HOUSE OF HACKNEY

FUN MILLINERY WORKSHOPS FOR FAMILIES

This was a wild one! Located in the sumptuous surroundings of the House Of Hackney flagship store in Shoreditch, Piers Atkinson and his team turned up with glue, glitter and googly eyes to work with about 30 children and mums to create a unique HoH headpiece and even managed a fabulous fashion show finale!


Harbour City shopping mall

GIFT DESIGN FOR LUXURY RETAILER

In Hong Kong's famous Harbour City shopping mall, Piers created a special cherry design umbrella which was given as a gift to loyal customers. Creating a print from his drawings the umbrellas were etched with the names of their owners, came in a beautiful presentation box and featured an enamel cherry on the handle.


rococo

CREATIVE COLLABORATION WITH AGRELL architectural CARVING

We collaborated with world class artisan hand-woodcarving designers and producers to create this special collection. Shot impromptu on actress Andrea Riseborough during a visit to our studio, the pieces were worn on the red carpet by Lady Gaga and Anna Dello Russo


port eliot

HEADDRESS WORKSHOPS FOR CORNWALL’S FAMOUS FAMILY FESTIVAL

Working closely with world-famous art-director Michael Howells and Lord & Lady St. Germans, who host Port Eliot Festival on the grounds on the Port Eliot estate, Piers Atkinson and his team host a series of workshops using real flowers from the gardens to make festival headpieces. Children can then enter the ‘Festival Fashion Show’ hosted by Pencil Agency wearing their designs with a judge panel which has included Stephen Jones, Suzy Menkes and Barbara Hulanicki.


broadband always: hong kong

MILLINERY FOR TV ADVERTISING

We work closely with a variety of stylists and brands to create one-off showpieces for eye-catching advertising campaigns for brands. These exciting headdresses were used in the Broadband Always billboard and TV adverts in their Asian campaign created by AllRightsReserved.


make hackney sparkle

public space christmas tree decoration design

We worked with Hackney Council, Piers Atkinson's local Borough, who were promoting their many links with the local fashion industry. Four designers were each challenged to decorate a 19 foot Christmas tree - Piers used 400 pairs of his signature cherries in an ascending rainbow of glitter; celebrating the continuing diversity of Hackney's residents and visitors.


lfw: zandra rhodes

millinery for runway

We work closely with a variety of designers to create special pieces for runway shows, presentations and lookbooks, from headline-grabbing showpieces to sales pieces.

Here we worked with Dame Zandra Rhodes for her fabulous 2014 retrospective show in Paris, produced by Doll, to a standing ovation from the Greats of the industry.

 


royal ascot 

Millinery for events

We work closely with a variety of stylists and brands to create one-off showpieces for events. In a perfect match for millinery we team up regularly with Ascot Racecourse for a variety of events, trunk-shows and appearances. Piers Atkinson worked closely with Goodley-Bullen PR to produce a special collection of hats by six of the UK’s most prestigious milliners which formed an inspirational collection for race-goers and was exhibited at the racecourse during the famous Royal Ascot week.


travels to my elephant

In 2015 Piers teamed up with his friends Dame Zandra Rhodes and Andrew Logan to design and create a tuk-tuk to raise funds for The Elephant Family which was auctioned at Clarence House at an event hosted by charity presidents; Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince Of Wales & The Duchess Of Cornwall.


lfw: ashish

millinery for runway

Here we worked with LFW stalwart Ashish on one of our most colourful and exciting collaborations. This Americana-inspired collection brought caps to the runway, fusing Contemporary and Native American cultures.


paloma faith: live

millinery for concert

We work closely with a variety of celebrities and musicians to create headline-grabbing unique designs for special appearances and tour wardrobe concepts. 

Paloma always look stunning in headdresses and hats and was the first to wear our signature Hyper-Cherries on stage.


on pedder hong kong

exclusive collection for retailer

In response to a design-brief from ultra exclusive accessory retailer, On Pedder, Piers Atkinson designed a collection of emoji-inspired hats, crafted in yellow leather and laser-cut acrylic to produce these hand-crafted, hyper-modern headpieces.


Susie Bubble’s Sunflower Hat

millinery for advertising

We work closely with a variety of stylists and brands to create one-off showpieces for eye-catching advertising campaigns for brands.

This fun project involved making a sunflower hat for uber-blogger Susannah Lau for her starring role in Vitamin Water’s global billboard campaign.


Fenwick: retail display

DESIGN OF HAT STAND FOR DESIGNER RETAIL FLOOR

We sketched a huge hat standwhich was produced for Fenwick of Bond Street’s Fashion Floor which focused attention on their famous Occasion Millinery department alongside stands by Stephen Jones and Philip Treacy.


lfw: eudon choi

millinery for runway

We work closely with a variety of designers to create special pieces for runway shows, presentations and lookbooks, from headline-grabbing showpieces to sales pieces.

Here we worked with Eudon Choi at his exciting presentatin at London Fashion Week where we made a series of unique floral designs from a giant 'babooshka' headscarf to a petite multi-floral band; a Piers Atkinson classic.


shangri-la hotel

MILLINERY EXHIBITION AND TRUNK SHOW

Piers Atkinson was invited by curator Tamie Adeya to BritWeek for an exhibition of Hollywood-inspired headpieces and hats at the iconic art deco Shangri La Hotel in Santa Monica.

 


jack wills

one-off DESIGN project for inspirational brand blog post

Piers Atkinson was commissioned for this fun one-off ‘how to’ for success story Jack Wills. A bonnet and top hat were made from their branded packaging for this inspirational DIY recycling post.


piers atkinson x asos: retail display

DESIGN AND PRODUCTION DISPLAY FOR SEASONAL SHOWROOM

We designed a fun focus area for the ASOS press day to highlight a trend on which we had collaborated. The display was created and installed by frequent creative partner; set designer Alun Davies.

 

 


 

 

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