Celebrating Creativity:  New Arrivals
Dec
15
6:00 PM18:00

Celebrating Creativity: New Arrivals

Please join us as we celebrate the opening of our display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Met Store Mezzanine Gallery. The shop will be showcasing several artists, as well as the Milliners Guild, through February 2. We hope you can join us at this exciting event on December 15 from 6-8pm. Wear your best hat!

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NY Textile Month Exhibit:  Fabrications Has Been Extended!
Sep
2
to Oct 31

NY Textile Month Exhibit: Fabrications Has Been Extended!

To celebrate New York Textile Month, the Guild is showcasing the unique designs of 18 of our members at the premier NYC Garment District supplier, B&J Fabrics.  The four display windows at the entrance to B&J highlight four different fabric types: lace, brocade, tweed, and prints.  Each hat is a unique expression of each of the milliners and was made using fabrics available at B&J.  Please stop by to check out the display.

The exhibit has been extended beyond Textile Month until the end of October! B&J does not have to be open for you to be able to see the windows. The windows are visible as soon as you exit the elevators on the second floor.

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Bastille Day
Jul
14
6:00 PM18:00

Bastille Day

Please join us on the High Line on Saturday, July 14, to celebrate Bastille Day!  We will gather at Crepe Suzette in Chelsea Market from 6-7pm.  At 7pm, we will walk to the 16th Street entrance to the High Line, then assemble on the High Line above 18th Street.  Please join us for this fun event, and wear your finest in French inspired millinery!

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Kentucky Derby at the Refinery Hotel
May
5
1:30 PM13:30

Kentucky Derby at the Refinery Hotel

The Milliners Guild will be at the Refinery Hotel, 63 West 38th Street NYC, for Derby Day, May 5.  Our hats will be displayed throughout the ground floor of the hotel along with samples from Schmalberg, maker of handmade flowers.  Please come in, take a look, and buy your Derby hat so you can watch the race in style!  The hotel will be hosting a cocktail party on the roof for race day.

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St. Catherine's Day Celebration
Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

St. Catherine's Day Celebration

Please join us for our annual St. Catherine's Day celebration!  As in years past, we will meet at the Bryant Park Carousel at 7pm.  After a few spins on the carousel, we will continue on to the Oyster Bar in Grand Central Station.  If you would like to join us for dinner at 8, please let us know asap so we can include you in the reservations.  (Please note, everyone is responsible for paying for their own food and drink).  If you would like to join us just for the carousel and parading through the streets before dinner, that would be great, too.  We look forward to seeing you there in your finest millinery attire.  

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Textile Month
Sep
1
to Sep 30

Textile Month

September is New York Textile Month.  A group of designers from a variety of disciplines created this unique event to help the general public to better comprehend and embrace the textiles of life.   Events, talks, walks, demonstrations, and exhibitions concerning cloth will be hosted throughout the city.  The Milliners Guild will participate in this event with an exhibition of hats to celebrate all things textile.  Check back here as the date approaches for more information about this year's venue.  Visit textilemonth.nyc to learn more.

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Bastille Day Mill-About POSTPONED to Sunday July 16!
Jul
16
4:00 PM16:00

Bastille Day Mill-About POSTPONED to Sunday July 16!

Due to the (unrealized) thunderstorms that were forecast for July 14, our Mill-About in celebration of Bastille Day has been postponed to Sunday, July 16 at 4pm.  We will gather at Crepe Suzette in Chelsea Market from 4-5pm.  At 5pm, we will walk to the 16th Street entrance to the High Line, then assemble on the High Line above 18th Street.  Please join us for this fun event, and wear your finest in French inspired millinery!

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Hat Day in the Sun
Jun
22
11:30 AM11:30

Hat Day in the Sun

Every year, the Headwear Association gives away hats around the country to promote sun protection.  This year, members Evetta Petty (Harlem's Heaven), Monika Stebbins (Hat Shop Madison), and Julia Knox (East Village Hats) will host this hat giveaway event at their shops.  Many styles and colors will be available.  Contact the individual stores to find out what time they will be hosting this event on June 22.  It's more important than ever to protect your skin, so be sure to wear a hat every time you go outside!

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Hat Sale at Belmont Stakes
Jun
8
to Jun 10

Hat Sale at Belmont Stakes

Individual members of the Milliners Guild will be selling hats in the gift shop of the Garden City Hotel, near Belmont Park.  Americans are becoming increasingly aware of the excitement of racing fashion, and this is your opportunity to find many different styles of spectacular hats in one location.  The shop is open from 10am to 10pm.  You can visit belmontstakes.com for more information about the races. 

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Nov
6
6:00 PM18:00

Dia Art Foundation Fall Gala

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Dia will celebrate its annual fall gala on November 6. This year's gala will honor Robert Morris and his remarkable career. Dia Fall Night will begin with cocktails, followed by a seated dinner.  

Contact your favorite milliner for your autumn gala headwear!

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Nov
1
6:30 PM18:30

Museum of Arts and Design Ball, Dinner, and Auction

MAD’s Diamond Jubilee: 60th Anniversary Celebration

The MAD Ball will be held at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers. Our artist and art-filled celebration, emceed by Simon Doonan, will begin at 6:30pm with cocktails and a silent auction, followed by dinner, the awards presentation, and live entertainment at 7:30pm, concluding with an after party at 9:00pm.

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will honor luminaries from the worlds of art, fashion, real estate, and design at its most highly anticipated event of the year, the MAD Ball. Honorees exemplify the Museum’s mission to celebrate leadership and the creative process through which materials are crafted into objects and design that enhance contemporary life. 

Contact your favorite milliner for artful headwear!

 

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Oct
6
5:30 PM17:30

Carnegie Hall 126th Anniversary Gala

The dynamic Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar Symphony of Venezuela open Carnegie Hall’s 2016–2017 season with music for the dance.  This is a gala evening you will never forget.

5:30 PM, Cocktail Reception, 7 PM Concert, 8:30 PM Dinner and Dancing the in the Grand Ballroom at the Waldorf Astoria. 

Contact your favorite milliner for Black Tie appropriate headwear!

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Oct
5
6:30 PM18:30

Park Avenue Armory Gala

6:30pm Cocktails
7:30pm Dinner

Each year the Armory creates an immersive environment with entertaining artists and imaginative performances that could only take place within our spaces, and the 2016 gala is no exception. Join in this year and be prepared for yet another unforgettable evening unlike any other you have experienced before.

Honoring Michael R. Bloomberg
Artistic Honoree Rob Ashford

Contact your favorite milliner for fascinating headwear to complete your ensemble!
 

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