Monique Lee is award winning MA Fashion Design graduate from London College of Fashion.
She made commissioned hats for vocalist Eleanor Rose of Electric Swing Circus to perform at Glastonbury Festival. Later was invited to create masks for The Animal Ball organised by charity organisation Elephant Family. The masks were exhibited along with masks created by Cartier, Christian Louboutin, DVF – Diane von Furstenberg and Stephen Jones at Selfridges and Sotheby's London for VIP guests including Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, celebrities such as Cara Delevingne to view and choose to wear to the Ball.
Her collections were exhibited at Candid Arts Trust London, Birmingham Made Me Design Expo along with Harvey Nichols, MG and Aston Martin, at MAC Birmingham, Copenhagen Fashion Week, London Hat Week 2014.She also styled charity fashion catwalk show with her hats for Francis House Children’s Hospice. "Abstract Lollipop" hat for fashionista Maya Williams, founder of Fashion Lollipop, "Bauhaus Circle" hat made for model Wei Chiung Lin to wear on Royal Ascot Ladies Day attracted attention from racegoers and the press including The Guardian, The Independent, Telegraph, Sunday Mercury …40+ medias. She is currently working with Paul Gough, expert from Philips Wearable Technology to create 2015SS collection Glowing Illusion with sensors, accelerometers and LEDs.
Monique Lee was finalist of Accessories Designer at Midlands Fashion Awards 2013, she was chosen as finalist by VOGUE Italia Senior Editor/ Talent Editor Sara Maino in MUUSE x VOGUE Talents Young Vision Accessories Award. She has won the People's Choice Award in VOGUE VTalents competition in 2014.
Every hat is designed, hand-crafted in England. Private hire or custom-made headpieces or hats for concerts, horse races, weddings. Fashion runway shows, magazine editorial photoshoots, commercial campaign collaborations are welcome!