Walk through the doors of David Dunkley Fine Millinery Shop/Studio and you are transported back in time to a place where the creative artistry of couture millinery is practiced daily. The magic that happens at 974 Bathurst Street (Bathurst and Bloor) begins with “the feature wall” on your left where David’s latest bridal collection is showcased in a dazzling display of all that is new, fresh, and spectacular to crown your very special day. Every bride should be sure to make an appointment with David to delve into the glass ‘treasure chest’ for the most exquisite in bespoke millinery masterpieces.
Next up are the special occasion pieces –picture hats, Mother of the Bride, and gala-ready creations will dazzle you.
What about something ready- to wear? A cap, a fascinator, or hat to complement your new spring outfit?
For the gentlemen, David has boaters, fedoras, and a very special line of hand crafted bow ties.
Continue on and you will see the studio – You will be able to view the magic of feathers, crystals, ribbon and beads being married to silk, felt, sinamay and velvet.
The finest materials sourced from exotic locations is a foundation of the studio; David’s collection of vintage hand-carved wooden blocks are often the starting point in the enchanting adventure of true couture millinery.
Trained by the Royal Milliner to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, David understands that collaboration with you, the client, is key to the success in creating luxurious, one of kind creations that are always modern and relevant – just for your special occasion. A wedding, a day at the races, or a family event are all perfect reasons to come and meet with David.