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Elisabeth Koch was the only classically trained milliner in China for 13 years. she was born to Dutch/Welsh parents and has lived all around the world; USA, Berlin, Luxembourg, London, Amsterdam, Brussels & Beijing before settling in The Hague.

Every (pink label) hat is a work of art and no two are alike. 

koch's hats and hair pieces have been worn by royalty, movie stars, have gone to Royal Ascot, the Melbourne Cup, other races, polo games & weddings worldwide.

Elisabeth Koch Documentary


- Appointed board member for the Dutch Hat Association - 2021

- Appointed asia correspondent for The Hat magazine - 2020

- Studio moved from Beijing to The Hague, The Netherlands 2020

- Showed at International Fashion Industries Expo, Wenzhou 2019

 - Showed at Beijing Design Week, 2018
- 10-Year Anniversary Retrospective at Dutch Residence, Beijing 2017
- Showed at Atlanta International Fashion Week, 2016
- Dutch Design Week events in Wuhan, Dalian, Beijing & Chongqing, 2016
- Gave TEDx Youth Talk at Beijing No.2 Middle School, 2015
- Gave TEDx Talk at UCCA 798, 2015
- Showed at Beijing Design Week, 2014

- Featured at The Hub Trade Show, Hong Kong, 2014
- Hats featured at the 21st

China International Clothing & Accessories Fair (CHIC 2013)
- Appointed Creative Director / Chief Designer at Hatter's Hub, 2012-2014
- Hats featured at the 1st & 2nd Suzhou Art & Design Fair, 2012 & 2013
- Worked in collaboration with Vogue, Cartier, Harper’s Bazaar, Ritz Carlton, De Beers, Porsche, Royal Salute, InterContinental, REISS, Swarovski, Volvo, WWF, zimmerli, Shanghai Tang, Wedgwood, Opposite House, Park Hyatt, stella lam, Quintessentially, Dutch, American & British Embassies & many more
- Hats and interviews in hundreds of magazines

(Chinese & International)
- Hats featured at the Business of Design Week in Hong Kong, 2008
- Graduated from the Wombourne School of Millinery (UK) 2007




- Winner Best Fashion Designer & honorable mention, City Weekend

People's Choice Awards 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018

- Winner Most Creative Hat, Melbourne Cup, 2015 & 2016
- Winner WOW Fashion Award, 2014
- Winner Best Hats, Hurun Report 2013
- Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 finalist,

British Business Awards, Shanghai
- Winner of the 2012 Hatty Award, UK
- One of two designers chosen to be promoted by

Swarovski & Ogilvy for 2011
- Hats ‘Highly Commended’ in the
Queen’s Hat

Ascot Competition UK, 2010
- Voted #1 Accessories Shop by Time Out Magazine, 2010
- Voted one of China’s 100 most influential women

by Insider Magazine, 2009

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