Horisaki
Swedish Press|March 2018

Horisaki

Tatty Maclay

The tiny village of Kåremo north of Kalmar, deep in the Småland countryside, is not the first place you might expect to find the studio of an avant-garde milliner duo beloved by celebrities and fashion icons. Yet it is here, in a beautifully converted 19th century former country store, that husband and wife team Karin and Makoto Horisaki handmake some 2,000 of their unique hats to order each year for an international clientele including Don Johnson and Lady Gaga.

Swedish Karin and Japaneseborn Makoto met in Stockholm in 2010 and began working in Stockholm together immediately. Karin is a trained milliner. Together they developed their distinctive style and finish, using high quality natural materials, such as antique handwoven straw and rabbit fur felt, in earthy tones and given a signature finish using water and a blowtorch.

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