Prudence designed her first collection for
spring 1990 under her own label, Prudence
Millinery. All of her hats are made in the
classical manner using only traditional
In November 1990 she was asked by London
designer Vivienne Westwood to create the
hats for her autumn / winter 1991 collection and
has been working with Vivienne ever since.
In May 1991 she had her first international
cover for Italian Vogue with a hat from
her spring collection gracing the head of
supermodel Linda Evangelista. After that
followed many photographs and articles for
various magazines and newspapers such as
Uomo Vogue, British Vogue, Vogue Italia,
Vanity Fair, Elle, W and Harpers & Queen.
winter 1996 Prudence and Vivienne Westwood won
the Best Accessories Award for the MAN
couture hats by the Fashion Council of America.
Prudence worked with Tom Ford at Yves
Saint Laurent and Gucci. She designed
and produced all the prêt-a-porter hats for
YSL Rive Gauche in Paris for men and
Prudence has also designed hats for Sir Hardy
Amies, London. She has also designed and
made hats for such people as Jerry Hall,
Rachel Welch, Diana Princess of Wales, Joan
Collins, Hugh Grant, Lady Snowden, Linda
Evangelista, Dior model Bettina, best-selling
American author Nancy Friday, Duran Duran’s
Simon Le Bon and The Sex Pistols. She has
created two collections for Balfour Hats
and designed an exclusive collection for the
store Le Bon Marché in Paris.
Prudence collaborated with French sportswear
label Lacoste designing and producing
women’s caps and bands for the spring / summer
2006 collections in New York.
Prudence designs collections of hats for
Weave Toshi sold exclusively at CA4LA
and Test shops throughout Japan since
autumn / winter 2006.
Prudence designed and made hats for French
designer Charles Anastase from 2007 to
Prudence designed two hats for the 2008
advertising campaign for Lavazza coffee.
Her hats are featured in the ads for October and
March in Lavazza 2008 calendar.
In spring / summer 2008, 2009 and 2011, Prudence
designed and created hats for Hector Castro
at Biba and for Julien MacDonald.
Recently, Prudence designed and made hats for
Italian label Les Hommes for men spring