ABOUT THE BRAND
CORDELIA BRADLEY MILLINERY is all things hat related! From headbands to occasion pieces, theatrical hats to high fashion, CBM covers it all. Entirely designed, sourced and hand-crafted by Cordelia Bradley, each piece is treated as a work of art. It’s Cordelia’s belief that the right hat can balance an outfit and make it – and the wearer – look more beautiful, more intriguing, and more confident.
Cordelia was born in Hong Kong and lived here for many years growing up. She has always been creative, and it was whilst obtaining a degree in History of Art at the University of Nottingham that Cordelia joined the theatre society to design costumes and sets, and her interest in millinery began. It grew when her mother, Elizabeth Gomersall, opened Hatwoman, Hong Kong’s only designer hat shop. After graduating, Cordelia decided to study millinery further, and took classes at both the London College of Fashion and the Kensington and Chelsea College, completing the prestigious HNC course at the latter this year. She has worked for renowned milliners Louis Mariette and JSmith Esq., where she helped produce pieces worn at Ascot and shot in magazines such as Vogue Italia. Her work has been exhibited in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and sold in the Duchess of Cambridge’s favourite store, Fenwick. Now she has returned to Hong Kong to put her skills to use with her new brand, CORDELIA BRADLEY MILLINERY.