Anderson has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fashion Marketing and Related
Industry from The Fashion Institute of Technology. She has worked for 25 years in
the fashion industry in production, purchasing, textile, sportswear, lingerie
returned to FIT in 1997 to take various courses in
fashion styling, hand and machine knitting, silk and felt flower making and millinery. She fell in love with the
art of millinery, having taken more than 15 millinery courses with
Professors Ann Albrizio who founded the millinery program and with Professor
Nora Navarro. In 2012, Kathy traveled to France to study with British
milliner Dillon Wallwork.
Kathy was apart of " Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week Green Show September 2010, an exhibition at FIT in April 2012 "One Block Many Milliners" with Milliners Guild of New York , "Night and Day" exhibition in March 2013 at The National Arts Club also with the Milliners Guild. The Garment Center NYC space for public art display of the Milliners Guild showcasing members hats and our website in March 2014. Kathy was also an exhibiting artist at ArtsWestchester exhibition "HAT-titude: The Milliner in Culture and Couture" from February 9,2014 thru April 12,2014. Kathy had a leather cloche hat in the exhibit "The Milliner's Tale The Craft of Hat Making" at the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts from January 17th - June 29th 2016, in Madison, NJ www.metc.org. Kathy also have two hats in an exhibit "The Mad Hatters:New York Hats and Hatmakers" at City Lore Gallery 56 E. 1st Street and 1st Ave. Manhattan, NY from May 19th - late August 2016.
classes and receiving her Certification in Millinery,
she knew that designing hats would be her profession. So the time had arrived to
go after her dream and “Hats by Kat and Accessories Too “was born.
Kathy’s couture hand blocked hats are made in her atelier in
Manhattan. Kathy also has a line of cut and sew fabric, leather, fur and faux fur hats. She makes beautiful and stylish leather flower bouquets, brooches and headbands.
The leather bouquet is suitable for bridal parties or just about any special occasion. Kathy specializes in one of kind hats, she buys limited designer sample fabrics and leather. Upon request she will do special orders on any idea in her collections. The various styles of all cut and sew hats can be made for both fall/winter or spring/summer fabrics and leather.
Kathy is a member of the Milliners Guild of New York, The Headwear Association an organization in it's 107th year. Every 2nd Saturday of the month, she participates in Diaspora Art Mart at Restoration Plaza 1368 Fulton St. Brooklyn. Her hats are carried at "The Hat Shop" in Soho lower Manhattan, "Tribal Truth Collections" in Fort Green section of Brooklyn. As well as other venues around city.
Please come back and visit site in early September for fall 2017 line. It will be under construction until that time.
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28 East 29th Street Suite 5
New York, NY 10016-7913
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