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FAO Millinery

Mylo Beanie

Color: Powder Blue

We have loved offering Freya Oatway's gorgeous hats for years. She marries her thoughtful design and skill in British millinery to produce chic and utterly wearable headware. These 100% natural wool beanies will be your favorite, cozy accessory this winter.

Knitted in super-soft certified caregora (finer than cashmere ) and blended with lambswool, it is skin-friendly, exquisitely soft and possesses the highest heat retention and the best moisture-wicking properties of any natural fiber. The "Mylo" will also keep your ears warm with added height to give a relaxed look that will pair with any outfit.

The Italian and Irish yarns, knitted in a 200 year old family run factory in Scotland, along with a hand-stitched detail on each one, makes this casual piece special.

All FAO Millinery beanies are unisex.

FAO Millinery uses only natural materials and fibers and believes that, in their qualities of durability, breathability and softness, they are the ultimate luxury. They understand the importance of preserving our environment and sustainability and therefore the art and skill of craftsmanship that promotes a more caring, slower pace of life.

Product Detail:

  • Sustainably sourced lambswool and Caregora 
  • Contrasting stitching 
  • Handmade in a small family-run atelier in Scotland. 
  • Designed in Ireland 
  • One size fits all

Meet FAO Millinery

Freya Oatway has had a remarkable career in the fashion industry among some of the world’s top luxury houses including Giles, Mulberry and Roland Mouret. She studied millinery at the London College of Fashion and interned with world famous hat maker, Philip Treacy, before returning to Dublin and starting FAO Millinery. FAO’s ethos is to create fresh and modern pieces using the finest materials while always striving to maintain an ecological and sustainable approach. She combines the traditional craftsmanship of hand-blocking, new millinery techniques and contemporary designs to create timeless pieces.

About Lesetta

For the love of culture

Traveling from America, more often than not, means arriving in places much older than our hometowns. Lands where original techniques were invented and have been used for centuries. Places where natural beauty and its resources are the design inspiration. The excitement for us is to discover a maker who has mastered the old techniques and pushes its evolution into the current world of fashion.

Personally Hand-Curated

Everywhere we go, we seek out exquisite pieces. Works of the highest standards that are created, not manufactured. We have been fortunate to meet artists and designers who have shown us how sincerely they put their hearts and souls into what they do. These are the makers who make things the way they were originally meant to be made - to endure.

More than an accessory

The pieces in the Lesetta Collection are carefully selected. The investment in these works is not only financial, but also emotional. We source items that can complete an outfit and elevate a mood. Things you won’t see on everyone as you walk down the street.

Meet the Founder

My career began in the African safari business many years ago, a venture that led ultimately to my exploring similar operations in Argentina. That experience, combined a few years later with living in Italy, led me to knowing that exploring the world would be a priority for me. Over the years, I have treasured most the artisanal pieces I have purchased during my travels, exceptional items that weave high fashion and fine craftsmanship. To find these uniquely beautiful things, then, has become my obsession.

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