Annie de Vuono

Annie de Vuono

Expert in Customized Hats and Headwear

Born and raised in Chicago, dance was de Vuono's first love. The influence costumes had on her led to her passion for headdresses. Her millinery skills developed costuming for dance and theatre companies, followed by numerous private commissions.

Seattle, Washington

Phone: 206-633-2421   
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Biography

Born and raised in Chicago, dance was de Vuono's first love. The influence costumes had on her led to her passion for headdresses. Her millinery skills developed costuming for dance and theatre companies, followed by numerous private commissions.

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de Vuono's hats first came to national prominence in the Vogue 1988 holiday issue. Subsequently she and her work have been showcased in numerous publications, including Women's Wear Daily and FibreArts Design Book Six.
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Ms. deVuono has been an exceptional designer of millinery for over 25 years. Each of de Vuono's hats is impeccably and individually constructed. In remaining true to the time-honored tradition of making millinery, every piece is created and stitched completely by hand. From cutting, dying, and blocking, to making each leaf and petal, every detail and decoration is born in her Seattle studio.
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de Vuono's hats first came to national prominence in the Vogue 1988 holiday issue. Subsequently she and her work have been showcased in numerous publications, including Women's Wear Daily and FibreArts Design Book Six. In 2008 Ms. de Vuono received an award for fine craftsmanship at the Palo Verdes Art Center international Wearable Expressions show. Her headwear was chosen for The Northwest Craft Biennial at Hoffman Gallery in Portland and her millinery displayed at The Royal Gallery in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 2010. She has been the recipient of an Artist Trust GAP Award for outstanding work and was the only milliner asked by Seattleā€™s SeaFirst Gallery to participate in the show, One Hundred Years of Mt. Rainier. Her creation for that show was chosen to tour the United States and Japan. de Vuono has been a featured artist at The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft since 2004, celebrating the tradition of a hat for the races.