Prestigious Louis Vuitton City Guide: Los Angeles Features Gladys Tamez Millinery

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Hatmaker Gladys Tamez Millinery is proud to announce that Louis Vuitton City Guide will be featuring Gladys Tamez’ atelier in their authoritative 2019 luxury Los Angeles travel guide adding the exclusive millinery to an elite collection of retailers. 

For more than 20 years, Louis Vuitton has selected locations from around the world for its City Guide books, featuring the best boutiques, restaurants, hotels.


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Gladys Tamez’s studio, atelier and retail experience have been a hot spot for hat aficionados for years. She is is known for her heritage handcrafted approach to hat production, a fashion forward yet timeless design sense and rarely found made-to-measure service at the atelier. Gladys’ clients are sophisticated fashion enthusiasts who want the very best hat money can buy.

Louis Vuitton's chic, anti-tourist, City Guides are the upscale handbook to luxury travel. The guide features notable guest contributors sharing his or her personal experiences and recommendations.

 

The Los Angeles edition’s Gladys Tamez profile is written by Stephanie Rafanelli, nominated for Interviewer of The Year at the British Press Awards 2015/16.

Located in the Arts District in Los Angeles visitors can take in the experiential nature of the space and watch the designer and craftspeople in action in the open production area.

 

There are a wide selection of styles, looks, past collection samples, custom trims and cutting edge art work from blue chip to street artists. The store also contains furniture designed by Sami Hayek, Minotti, Royere and a selection of unique vintage pieces.

Since 1998, Louis Vuitton has shared its passion for travel and urban life with its unique city guides, offering a hand-picked selection of addresses chosen with flair and a touch of bias. The latest editions and phone app cover a mix of tried-and-trusted favorites plus exciting new spaces. Written for urban explorers, curious insiders and intrepid inhabitants alike the esteemed travel guide’s approach to the places it includes are a traveller's best-friend.

Gladys Tamez has been surging to new heights of late with her hats being featured in the meticulously curated Le Bon Marche fall exhibition of LOS ANGELES: Rive Gauche opening 1st of September in Paris. The exhibition contains the best of LA fashion, industrial design, food products, lifestyle and will be open until October 21st.

Additionally, Gladys Tamez Millinery is excited to announce that her brands handmade hats are now on the shelves at iconic British retailer Harrods. Harrods is now stocked with a cross section of some of her greatest designs alongside her AW18 collection “Liquid Gold”. This exciting UK news is complimented by her hats debuting early this fall at Selfridge’s renovated first floor multi-brand accessories area including an UK exclusive of Gladys’ iconic “Bianca” hat made famous by Lady Gaga.

This talented hat designer has been a long time collaborator with Lady Gaga and done extensive bespoke work with A-list celebrities such as Beyoncé, Madonna, Future, Johnny Depp, Cher, Queen Latifah, Sia Fuller, Beck, Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid alongside top social media influencers. Gladys Tamez has also been profiled in V magazine, Vogue, People, Vogue Latin America and Purple Magazine. Her seasonal designs have been editorialized in VOGUE, Elle, Glamour, Marie Claire, L'Uomo Vogue and many others.


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Gladys’ philosophy is that a fine hat is an essential of personal style and no outfit is complete with out one. Her story is one of grit, passion, elegance and style. We invite you to share the iconic nature of Gladys and her brand with your readers.

 

Photos of the LVMH Guidebook, Gladys, studio and hats courtesy of Gladys Tamez Millinery; Art Direction Janet Walker