Austin, Texas USA
About Laura Del Villaggio
Laura Del Villaggio earned a Certificate in Millinery from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, New York in 1999 and her millinery business, Milli Starr, was established in Austin, Texas in 2004. Milli Starr is known for exquisite craftsmanship and a vintage-inspired elegance that complements a modern wardrobe. Original hats have been spotted in print publications, on the runway, stage, and screen, and at horse races around the world.
Laura possesses over 30 years experience in fashion history, design, and construction and has worked as a milliner, but also as clothing and textile curator and conservator, vintage dealer, retail manager, and theatre costume designer. Millinery has been her full-time focus since 2012 and she enjoys making hats for clients, as well as teaching both group and private millinery classes.
Laura is currently serving as President of the Milliners Guild, Inc. (USA)