United States based hat designer and milliner, Karen Morris, founded the brand Karen Morris Millinery in 2011. Originally born in Hong Kong, Karen moved to Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN in 2009. Karen was trained by famous and experienced milliners – Judy Bentinck in London, Lina Stein in Ireland and Jan Wutkowski in North Carolina.
Karen launched her first collection – “New Born” with couture label “Karen Morris Millinery” and Ready-to-Wear label “Obsession by Karen Morris” in 2011. Following the success of her collections, she has been featured in Voltage Fashion Show, American Craft Shows, Smithsonian Craft Show, New York African Fashion Show, Pure London Show, ELLE, Hatalk magazines, Pioneer, Star Tribune press and PBS’ MN Original TV series.
The brand philosophy of Karen Morris Millinery is Quality, Simplicity and Elegance. Karen Morris aims to develop a variety of hat shapes and textures, transformed into multi-functional collections that can be worn in an everyday environment, and yet still has a modern twist.
Each hat is handmade of exotic materials sourced from around the world. Karen’s hats are available at distinguished boutiques, in her shop and online (kmhats.com). She also does commission pieces.