The London Design Festival 2014

  Whether you are a pigeon fancier or not, anyone who has ever been left misty eyed at the end of the song “Feed the Birds” from Mary Poppins will have been sad… Continue reading

mae one and only

From accessories to women’s and men’s wear, African print is permeating western fashion at a deeper level than ever before, becoming a regular feature on the catwalks in collections by top design houses… Continue reading

Tama – The station cat

As I’ve mentioned before, all employees at Gabriela Ligenza have to have more than a passing appreciation of cats and chocolate (as well as hats!) if they are to consider joining the team… Continue reading

The last milliner in Montevarchi

Gabriela Ligenza is the last of her “species” in the town of Montevarchi in Italy. Once world re-known for hat manufacturing and at one time employing between 1,200 – 2,000 people in its… Continue reading

3D Printed Hats

Gabriela Ligenza defies convention for Autumn/Winter 2014 launching the world’s first collection of 3D printed hats. Her unwavering commitment to working with the most talented artisans and sourcing the finest textiles from across… Continue reading

Made in Italy

The connection between Gabriela Ligenza hats and Italy has always been strong and whilst we are a London based brand, Gabriela spends the majority of her time working from her Italian studio in… Continue reading

Win by a Head

As its name suggests, no other event in the racing calendar captivates the imagination of the public in quite the same way as The Grand National, which this year is taking place on… Continue reading

Got a head, get a hat!

Here at Gabriela Ligenza we are always eager to find an occasion to break out a new hat and with “Wear A Hat Day” just around the corner on Friday 28th March 2014,… Continue reading

Hear the Cheltenham Roar

The excitement is building as the much anticipated Cheltenham Festival fast approaches.  Starting on Tuesday 11th March for four days, this iconic race course set in the rolling countryside of the Cotswold Hills… Continue reading

Animal Magic

Here at Gabriela Ligenza there are several things guaranteed to capture our attention, these include beautiful accessories (which luckily we are surrounded by every day at our Ellis Street shop!), chocolate, the latest… Continue reading

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