Margo Nickel

Hat Business category: Independent Hatmaker with 1-3 employees
Typical order size: 1-5 hats.
Headquartered in TucsonAZUnited States

Margo Nickel has been making hats professionally for more than two decades. She has collected a great deal of experience working behind the scenes of the diverse and demanding New York theatre, film, and dance worlds. Her long list of credits include working with the acclaimed theatrical milliner Woody Shelp on numerous Broadway productions including, Chorus Line, The Phantom of the Opera, Into the Woods, Anything Goes, Jerome Robbins Broadway and the Christian LaCroix designs for the American Ballet Theatre. Margo has designed and made hats for the Oscar winning film Wall Street, and has created hats for the runway collections of Bill Blass, Angel Estrada, and Willi Smith. Relocating from New York City to the wild wild west, Margo was the head milliner for the Arizona Opera Company under the directorship of Mr. Glynn Ross. Her work has appeared in Tosca, Carmen, The Magic Flute, and Der Ring of Nibelungen. Margo's own designs have been featured on Good Morning America. Professional and aspiring milliners can purchase hat making supplies through her website. Margo continues to do custom work and teaches classes and workshops in a variety of millinery techniques. If you would like to have a class in your neck of the woods please contact her for information.

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