Karen Edell Millinery is based in the heart of the Midlands in Tullamore. Karen prides herself in providing an award-winning bespoke millinery service accompanied by a full range of fabulous accessories.  Along with her bespoke service, she has a huge selection of ready to wear headpieces available to purchase.

She specialises in designing and creating headpieces for worldwide events such as the Royal Enclosure at Royal Ascot, The Kentucky Derby, The Melbourne Cup., Galway Races and the Curragh to name but a few.  Her love for silk, feathers, rhinestones and pearls helps her make the simplest of headpieces into the most luxurious creations.

Bridgid Gallagher

Having a 2nd place winner for best hat in the National Tullamore Show and 2 ladies in the top 5 of the best dressed lady category, she credits her love for hats to her  Grandmother Bridgid Gallagher. An extremely talented milliner whose Hat store could be found in Wicklow Street, Dublin during the 1930’s.

Karen was a finalist for Radio Midlands 103 Customer service awards for weddings. She won the Micro-business award 2019 for re-invention.  Millinery, a craft she adores which is worlds away from her old job in sales. A road she has travelled with many highs and some lows as she lost her hearing, she managed to bring something new and exciting to Tullamore and the Midlands.

Her hats are stocked in hat hire stores nationwide in Ireland.  Since 2016 she has been a proud sponsor of the Rose Of Tralee festival and her head pieces have been worn by many of the Rose Finalists.