About Sara 

Sara Gadd milliner creating ladies occasion headwear and based in Carlisle, Cumbria, North England

Sara Gadd Millinery was established in 2002, encapsulating Sara's passion for colour, style and design.  Tailored toward the individual lady who values unique, stylish and beautiful, hand made headwear; the brand offers vibrant designs that are a joy to view as well as to wear. 

During a visit to Sara Gadd Millinery you will receive individual attention to detail as Sara assists with your choice of hat.  Having over 19 years experience working with individual clients, Sara intends to make the process of choosing your headwear as enjoyable as the art of wearing it.  

Selecting the right hat and knowing how to wear it makes all the difference.  All our designs are hand made by Sara at the studio.  The perfect hat should fill you with confidence and make you feel fabulous!  

Enjoy the magic of hats and create memories that last a life time!

 Sara graduated from The University Of Cumbria in 2002 with a BA (Hons) in Contemporary Applied Arts.

Just after Sara Gadd Millinery was born and Sara completed her first private commission.

As a designer Sara is often inspired by the intrinsic beauty found within nature & in particular flowers. 

Her background in textiles brings a strong sense of colour & combines with a unique sense of style.


The resulting hats often combine a heady mix of chic creative flare & wearable elegance. 

Whether dying materials, creating hand crafted silk flowers or talking about her work as a hat designer,

Sara's passion & creativity shine through.

Sara Gadd Millinery ladies bespoke hats, fascinators, headpieces made-to-order and bespoke headwear design based in Carlisle, Cumbria an the North of England