Judy Bentinck Millinery

fashion and accessories


Judy’s raison d’être is to create hats that look beautiful, are flattering and perfectly made. Attending a special occasion can be an exciting but daunting prospect. Wearing a Judy Bentinck hat instills radiant confidence and poise.

Judy’s clients attend events as diverse as royal garden parties, investitures, race days and weddings. Her designs are both creative and accessible. Clients include celebrities such as Clare Balding, Amanda Redman, and Jenny Agutter, Alexandra Burke and HRH Princess Beatrice. Judy is a founder member and director of the British Hat Guild.

With a background in Textile design and a career in costume design, Judy then trained in millinery with Rose Cory, who was the Queen Mother's milliner. With Rose, Judy learned the secrets of traditional couture millinery gaining an appreciation for true craftsmanship and exquisite detail. With this expertise, Judy established her eponymous brand at Cockpit Arts, where she built a loyal and ever increasing following.

  • large balck and white cocktail hat
  • Silver/grey cocktail hat with large pink flower - Elizabeth, by Judy Bentinck
“I believe there is a hat for every woman. If you think hats are not for you, then perhaps you just haven't found the right hat! ”

Judy Bentinck Millinery


  • workshops
  • commissions
  • mending & resizing
  • restoration

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