Fashion x Beauty

Design Your Custom Hat

Come to a traditional hatworks in the heart of East Village to work with expert milliners to create your perfect hat.

Everything you need to know

You will choose from a huge range of new and vintage materials, discover the perfect shade for your face and style. You will select from our enormous range of both contemporary and vintage trims, ribbons, and hardware. Finally, the staff will make you the hat of dreams which will fit you perfectly, whatever your headsize.


  • Design your own custom hat
  • Find the perfect hat shape for you
  • Select your perfect trims to finish the piece

Skillit will last:

3-4 hours hours

Cancellation policy

Once your Skillit is confirmed, changes may be made at the discretion of the provider and must be arranged directly with them.

Skillit 100% happiness guarantee
Valid for 12 Months
Free Exchanges
14 Day Returns
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Provide your necessary details for the experience.

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The Maker will confirm the booking, or suggest alternatives.

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Have a wonderful time. See you on your next Skillit!

About Rose

Julia Emily Knox is a English transplant, trained first in fashion and then as a milliner at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. She heads up a small team of milliners at East Village Hats. In the small, but cleverly designed space they hand craft the hats on the premises, using traditional tools, methods and materials. Julia's hats are contemporary take on classic vintage sillouettes and often utilize vintage materials.


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Booking will begin this Fall.

Fine Print

  • By purchasing, you agree to all our Terms of Use, Returns and Cancellation Policy and Privacy Policy.
  • All skilit times are estimated based on full class enrollment. If fewer people enroll, the class could generally take less time.
  • Experience provided in English (US) unless otherwise stated
  • This skillit is non-refundable after scheduling is complete. Once your skillit is confirmed, changes may be made at the discretion of the Maker and must be arranged directly with them.
  • If a skillit includes alcohol, only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages. By purchasing, you agree to our Alcohol Policy.
  • If it’s an online virtual experience You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be in your booking confirmation email.