Judy Bentinck's clients attend events as diverse as royal garden parties, investitures, race days and weddings. Her hat designs are creative and accessible, she has over 18 years experience in creating special occasion headwear.
After an initial career in theatre costume design, Judy trained in the craft of couture millinery with Rose Cory, Royal Warrant holder. Having gained a thorough appreciation of true craftsmanship, well-balanced design and exquisite detailing, Judy established her eponymous brand at Cockpit Arts where she has built a loyal following since 2002. Clients include celebrities and dignitaries.
Judy teaches professional millinery skills in her studio and at Central St Martin's in London. She has also demonstrated at the British Museum, the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Museum of London.
Judy's informative book "Designing and Making Hats and Headpieces" is an easy to follow step-by-step guide to many key millinery techniques.