Cristina de Prada, a law graduate, changed her law books for hats more than 25 years ago and is known for her extravagant and designer creations. In 2021 she was awarded Master Milliner recognition by the government of Catalonia. Nowadays she devotes her time to researching the history of millinery and its techniques.
She is the co-organizer of the Passejada amb Barret (Hat Stroll) and the Barcelona Hat Days.
Since 2008 she has been a member of the Spanish Millinery Association.
Up in Flames
Materials: pinokpok (fine abaca), wire, headband, satin.
Techniques: Blocking, block making, hand sewing, dyeing on the block.