lundi 13 décembre 2010

mon bibi @ Puces POP!

Pour la première fois cette année, mon bibi participe aux puces pop!
For the first time this year mon bibi will participate to Puces Pop!

Des gâteries, des cadeaux uniques pour le temps des fêtes, un service d'emballage de cadeaux aux profits de Head & Hands!!!

Le tout se déroulera le 18-19 Décembre à l’Église Saint Enfant Jésus sur St-Dominique et St-Joseph. Il s'agit d'une nouvelle adresse: 5039 Saint-Dominique Rue, Montréal, QC H2T 1V1.



It will all go down on December 18-19th at the St-Enfant Jesus church on St-Dominique and St-Joseph. Please note this is a NEW LOCATION.

Vendredi le 17 à 20h se déroulera un bingo. Tacos, bières et super prix sont au rendez-vous!
Friday the 17th there will be a bingo evening at 8pm BEER, TACOS & AWESOME PRIZES!!!! 

mardi 30 novembre 2010

letzte chance vor Weihnachten: mon bibi @ Trendmafia

Mon bibi geht am 7.12 nach Kanada. Letzte Chance schöne mon bibi Kopfschmuck zu kaufen!

TrendMafia Weihnachtsmarkt (Indoor!) 
im Brunnenviertel am U-Bahnhof Bernauer Str.
Sa. und So, 4.+5. Dezember 2010, 13 bis 20 Uhr.

Am Samstag, den 4. Dezember und Sonntag, den 5. Dezember 2010 beginnt der Trendmafia Weihnachtsmarkt in Berlin.

Insgesamt 60 nationale und internationale Aussteller werden an diesen beiden Tagen ihre selbst gestalteten Unikate in Kleinstauflage aus den Bereichen Mode, Design, Schmuck, Fotografie, Kunst und Accessoires im Rahmen des TrendMafia Designermarktes präsentieren und verkaufen. Der Eintritt ist frei.

mercredi 17 novembre 2010

Import Shop Berlin 2010

Here are a few pictures from the Import Fair in which I took part last week.

Me in front of my stand

Frau Haferkorn decorating the Xmas tree with her little bear and doll clothing.

Here are some of her creations. They are as cute as they are amazing.

Can you believe it? Frau Haferkorn is 85 years old. She looks so pretty with one of my bibis!

Frau Haferkorn with Frau Utz, a very nice lady selling antique buttons.

Biri (from Biri Fay Design) and her colleagues

Me on the last day, tired but still smiling!

The whole group before saying goodbye.

It was a marvelous 5 days that I spent with these people. I am very thankful to Biri who took everything in hand and who invited me to participate.

Merci beaucoup!


lundi 8 novembre 2010

A gift from Biri

Last week I was not feeling too well. To suprise me my friend Biri bought a huge lot of small handmade hats!!!

They are perfect for Teddy.

But they do fit very well on Fritz too!

Many thanks Biri! What a great gift!

samedi 6 novembre 2010

Bohème Sauvage No 45

Two pictures taken from a beautiful girl wearing one of my bibis at the last Edition of Boheme Sauvage, Berlin's monthly party of the 1920's. Everyone there dresses with Chapeaux claques, boas and cocktail dresses.

I went there twice. It was so fun! I hope to go again soon.

jeudi 4 novembre 2010

A bibi for Leslie

Dear Blog Friends,

I have just recieved these pictures from Leslie, for whom I made this hat. 
This is what she writes :

I just wanted to write to tell you that our wedding was a big success and your hat a great hit! Lots of people complimented it it, and you were right, it was totally secure and comfortable to

dance in. So thanks a lot!"

Doesn't she look gorgeous?

This made my day.

The Sphinx and Baumsägen pictures  
are by Phoebe and the Pavilion picture is by Martin K

mercredi 3 novembre 2010

mon bibi at the Import Shop Berlin 2010

from the 10th until the 14th of November mon bibi and friends will have a stand at the Import Shop Berlin 2010. This concept was initiated by my friend Biri who makes wunderful jewelry.

Import Shop Berlin
10. - 14 November       2010
messegelände Berlin
Daily 10 - 19 Uhr
Friday and Saturday - 21 Uhr.
will be exhibiting in  - Hall 12, Stand 102 - wir stellen aus
Biri Fay Design - Berlin-Charlottenburg
Works of Art
an international group of creative individualists
Mon Bibi - petits chapeaux und kleine Hüte
Geneviève Schetagne - Berlin-Neukölln
MEK - Dr. Marianne Eaton-Krauss - Berlin
Bauhaus and Beyond - Osman Ozan - Berlin
Rings for Her Fingers - Christine Burkhardt - Goldschmiedemeister - Werdau
Glasshütte Griebenow - Holger Schultze - Glasmacher
Schmuck in the City - Mary B. Davidson - New York City
My Dreams - Om Mayar Abdel Aziz - Cairo
Erda - Patti Dowse - Cambridge, Maine - USA
Sabine Langner - Berlin
Julie Sporka - Exeter, Maine USA
Vintage Buttons-Boutons-Knöpfe - Margot Utz - Berlin
Expect the Unexpected - Dr. Rita Freed - Boston. Massachusetts
Kleine Dinge - Eva Haferkorn - Berlin
come and visit us!!!

vendredi 29 octobre 2010

Pomgranate hat!

Wouldn't in be lovely to have a hat as nice as a pomegranate? I love the shape and the color. Very sensual.

mercredi 27 octobre 2010

Is this beaver?

Hi everyone,

I blocked this hat yesterday. It is not dry yet. The felt was given to me with some other material. It was "made in France" but I don't know where it was bought. Do you know what is it made of? Doesn't seems like rabbit to me? Thanks for your help! :-)

lundi 25 octobre 2010

Twisted Talents

In this blog I usually talk about me me and me. But last weekend I have dicovered this berliner label that I really like called  twisted talentsand I wanted to share. Located in Friedrichshain,  twisted talents is a collective working in collaboratio with the fashion designer Betty Bund. And excuse me: they DON'T DO FASHION, THEY DO T-SHIRTS!

The other good news is: for every sold t-shirt one euro is given to the Assiociation "Ohne Schliddrüse leben e.V." (an association for people living without a thyroid gland).

buy online on DaWanda:

You can also find their products in the Mulackstraße 32 in Berlin-Mitte!

jeudi 21 octobre 2010

mon bibi inteviewed by Radio-Canada

This is the video showing me in my workshop. A canadian team came and asked me questions about my work. They had also ordered a hat inspired by classical music.

lundi 18 octobre 2010

Hat inspired by classical music!

This morning a production team came shotting in my workshop for a canadian website about classical music ( They asked me a lot of question about my work, my inspiration and of course my life in Berlin. They have ordered a hat for a young canadian conductor, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, who will conduct the Berliner Philarmormie three nights this week. The hat had to be inspired by classical music.

Do you like it?

vendredi 15 octobre 2010

Biri on her Balcony

I finally gave to my friend Biri a black hat that I made for her. I have been promising her one for a long time. Doesn't she look gorgeous? She wore it at an opera Premiere here in Berlin and felt good with it. So happy!

vendredi 8 octobre 2010


I just finished cleaning my little workshop. Once a year I look at what I have, replace everything in a better place. Soon enough it will get chaotic again. I know me!

I have put some of my hat collection on the wall. Anette, a friend of mine inspired me this idea.

By the way, this is Fritz my assistant

Definitely inspiring!

Oh! And I found this old label in a vintage hat. Gigi was always and still is my nickname. So happy about this lucky find!

mercredi 29 septembre 2010

Back from Mut zum Hut

I just came back from Mut zum Hut, this big hat fair in the south of Germany.

This is my stand you can see on the pictures. It almost looks like a store. I am quite proud of it, as it was my first big fair.

 I met a lot of new people, nice people. The contact with the customer was warm. On the picture you can see me and Isabelle Fischl, a very nice women who makes wonderful jewelry that you can see  here.

On this one, Annette from  Panama Hut Galerie and I keep smiling even if we are starving and tired!

See you next year!
Mach's gut Hut!

mardi 21 septembre 2010

Going to Mut zum Hut!

Dear friends and followers,

I am leaving after tomorrow to Bavaria, where I am going to participate to the biggest hat fair in the world. I am over excited! It will take place in this wonderful Renaissance castle, in Neuburg an der Donau.

The initiator of this event ist Mrs. Patel-Mißfeldt, a famous German artist who devoted her life to painting and creation. She doesn't make hats but she adores them. She probably has a huge collection at home. She is one of a kind colourful Grande Dame!

I am looking forward to meet other "Hutliebhaber" (people who are passionate about hats) and hat makers. I hope to meet a lot of nice and inspiring people!

lundi 13 septembre 2010

Getting ready for Mut zum Hut!

The last few weeks have been more than busy. I have been producing as much headpieces as possible for the upcoming Hat Fair taking place in Neuburg an der Donau in Bavaria. It is the biggest hat fair in the world (so they say).

The picture is not super nice. But I was impatient to post something already. I know I don't have enough hats yet. I don't know what the ladies there will like to buy, what shape, what colour, for which occasion. I am starting to be really nervous. How much bibis do I need for a 2 and a half days fair?

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I'll keep you posted.

If you are curious, have a look here it's the website of this amazing fair: 

jeudi 9 septembre 2010

Leanne in Autunm - Leanne en Automne

Here are a couple of hats I did in the last few days or weeks. Autunm is here in Berlin but it doesn't stop me from wanting to use colours and beeing inspired by them!

Voici quelques photos de bibis que j'ai fait dans les semaines ou jours derniers. L'automne est déjà sur Berlin, ce qui ne m'empêche pas d'être inspirée par la beauté des couleurs!

This gorgeous Model is Leanne, a Canadian girlfriend of mine.
Le magnifique mannequin sur les photos est ma copine Leanne, une Canadienne de Vancouver.