Flora McLean
*1971 UK

1993-1995 The Royal College of Art. MA in Fashion Womenswear

1990-1993 Middlesex University. BA (Hons) Fashion Design

Self employed/ consultant /Teacher. Hat and Fashion Designer Trading as House of Flora.
Visiting lecturer of fashion design at Central St Martins School of Art
Co-Editor and Fashion Editor of Fash n Riot . Magazine/Art Book, First Published 01.01.02

Designed Commissions:
2003 Hats made for Beyonce/ The Face editorial for September
2003 Designed and constructed hats for Luisa Beccaria catwalk show Paris
2003 Costumes/props for David La Chappelle Shoot/Phillip Morris Advertising New York
2002 Designed leather hats and jewellery for the Loewe
Catwalk show, Madrid.
2000 Designed and constructed hats for Katherine Hamnet spring/summer collection.
1999 Designed and constructed hats for Paolo Roversi shoot in Paris for Japanese Vogue.
1999 Designed and constructed perspex hats for Matthew Williamson catwalk show at London Fashion Week.
1999 Designed and constructed hats for catwalk show in Milan for Blumarine Autumn/Winter collection.
1998 Designed and constructed hats for Anna Molinari Blumarine Spring/Summer Collection in Milan plus advertising campaign.
1996 Designed costumes for Hair Dressers awards for Charles Worthington. He won that year!
1995 Designed ballet costumes and hats for Ashley Page for Royal Ballet tour.

2004 Fashion lecturer Central St Martins Fashion Department
2002/3 Visiting lecturer at The Royal College of Art, Fashion dept. Hat project
2003 Hat making project Brackenbury School London
2002 Lectured at la Mangha Gallery, Krakow, Poland, Fashion Design.
2002 British Council visit to Kazakhstan, lectured in State Museum of Art and Almaty Art School.
1998 Guest speaker on hat design, construction and marketing for the education department at the Crafts Council.