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Vanja Jocic

Vanja Jocic Milliner
Contact
French, Bosnian, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+41 (0)789246906
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Custom-made couture hats

  • • Vanja loves the creativity and freedom of hat making
  • • Each hat is handmade and one-of-a-kind
  • • Clients can commission their favourite combination

Bosnia-born Vanja Jocic was working in corporate strategic planning and finance. She was looking for a career break and decided to learn a craft out of curiosity. She became an apprentice at Prudence Millinery, a famous couture millinery in London. After the first two months working in the atelier she fell in love with the craft, its deep-rooted traditions and the fact that hat wearing is still translated into today’s world of fashion. “I knew I found my new calling,” she says. After she finished her apprenticeship, she continued making hats for friends and family and in 2016 she decided to make it a business and created her own label ‘by Vanja Jocic’. She believes that headwear is very relevant in today’s fashion landscape and as part of everyday outfits.

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Works

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Ankara Collection – Milly Fedora

This classic fedora hat, with a flat brim made out of the best felt, is part of Vanja Jocic’s Ankra Collection. The fedora is adorned with African wax cotton fabric (otherwise know as Ankara fabrics), hand embellished with Swarovski pearls. The embroidered ribbons are one-of-a-kind. Each hat from the collection is entirely handmade and the collection is limited to six pieces for every model/ribbon combination.

Height 10 cm
Width 8 cm

Vanja Jocic Milliner
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Back to Romance – Katarine Capeline XL

This large brim hat was made from very fine Italian paglina straw and grosgrain ribbon. It forms part of Vanja Jocic’s Back To Romance Collection.

Height 10 cm
Width 18 cm

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Back to Romance – Amelie Hat

This mushroom brim hat which is made from very fine Italian paglina straw and trimmed with a silk faille oversized bow, is part of Vanja Jocic’s Back to Romance Collection.

Height 8 cm
Width 7 cm

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Photo: © Vanja Jocic
Back to Romance – Melli Hat

This asymmetrical mushroom brim hat which is made from very fine Italian paglina straw and trimmed with silk handmade flowers, is part of Vanja Jocic’s Back To Romance Collection.

Height 8 cm
Width 12 cm

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Hope Collection - Madeleine Panama

This classic Panama hat is handwoven out of very fine toquilla straw and features a SEP Jordan hand embroidered ribbon. The hat is part of Vanja Jocic’s Hope Collection. The collection was created in collaboration with SEP Jordan. The embroidery work on the hat provides an income for refugee artists and artisans.

Height 10 cm
Width 8 cm

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