Angela Morano

Hats by Angela Morano specializes in custom, couture-quality headwear.

Angela Morano has been constructing headwear since 2007. She is a three-time winner of the esteemed Raymond Hudd Millinery Award. Her work has been featured at numerous venues around Chicago, including the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Each hat has a unique expression that is handcrafted through use of millinery couture techniques. Angela’s designs often suggest humor intertwined with timeless sophistication. Frequently drawing on plants, animals, and minimalist art for inspiration. Her designs are typically exclusive, as many are formed on hand-carved shapes that she also constructs.

RAW:Chicago ACTIVATE kicks off the emerging talent showcase season

RAW Chicago Activate

For new and emerging talent it may be challenging to find opportunities to showcase their work. It is great that there is an independent organization that creates such opportunities on monthly basis. RAW hosts collaborative events that feature creations of up and coming photographers, artists and designers.