Friday May 29, 2020

Milliner Jane Taylor: The story so far

Taylor, 35, is a milliner to the British royal family, famously crafting headwear for many of the Duchess of Cambridge’s most significant public appearances. She shares her journey so far

27th August, 2017
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Jane Taylor, milliner to the British royal family and stars including Beyoncé

I grew up in Henley-on-Thames, and first studied embroidery at Manchester Arts School. There, my tutor commented on how sculptural my work tended to be, and suggested that I try my hand at millinery. So I specialised at Kensington and Chelsea College and by the time I was 21, I had launched my first millinery business.

I was not awash with money, and had no investor, so when I opened my first little store, in Richmond,...

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