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© Sombrerería Medrano
© Sombrerería Medrano
© Sombrerería Medrano
© Sombrerería Medrano
© Sombrerería Medrano

Sombrerería Medrano

  • Millinery
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Atelier
  • Not open to the public
Sombrerería Medrano Millinery
© Sombrerería Medrano

Sombrerería Medrano represents three generations connected by their love for hats, quality, and master craftsmanship. Since its founding by Bernardino Abial y Roda in 1832, this atelier became a reference point for top hats and bicorns and today for new fashionable models. In the 1920s they specialised in priest's headwear, until 1975, when they introduced a wide array of period hats aimed at cinema and theatrical productions. Artists such as Charlton Heston, Emilio Estevez or the Spanish singer-songwriter Joaquín Sabina are some of their customers. Their pieces can be seen in movies like The Scarlett Letter or Che, and operas like Carmen or The Barber of Seville.

© Sombrerería Medrano

Nowadays, tradition and avant-garde go hand in hand in Sombrerería Medrano. Theirs is the oldest active hat shop in Spain, and they still use centuries-old tools and classic materials to make their creations. They are also committed to innovation and design, with men's and women's collections becoming progressively more daring.

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