About us

A graduate in womenswear design from the London College of Fashion, Lucinda Hostombe Shooter was drawn into the wonderful world of hats through her love of fashion. Since then her hats and fascinators are regularly featured in leading international publications such as The Sunday Times Style Magazine, The Guardian, FT How to Spend it Magazine and Grazia.

Lucinda creates pieces which she believes not only compliments her clients outfits but more importantly the client themselves. Stylish and striking, her hand-made, unique designs are worn by high profile celebrities, predominant racing personalities and the fashion elite. As well as her biannual seasonal collections, Lucinda also offers a bespoke design service where she will create a special hat or fascinator just for you.

Lucinda works from a studio at her Lincolnshire home and often takes inspiration, as well as materials from the natural environment surrounding her. Other materials are sourced from British suppliers and are of the highest quality.

As well as being available on www.hostiehats.co.uk a selection of our hats and fascinators are stocked in various outlets in the UK and overseas, including both Fenwick of Bond Street and Brent Cross. Please visit our stockists page for more information.

Lucinda prides herself on colour matching and most designs can be altered to suit a client’s needs at no extra cost. Most hats and fascinators can be made in any of the colours on the colour chart  just email info@hostiehats.co.uk with the colour swatches you would like and your address, we will then post them out to you.

We hope you see something you like on our website. If you have any questions at all, whether about our hats or our service, please don’t hesitate to contact Lucinda via info@hostiehats.co.uk.