ALESSANDRA RIVERA hats are expertly crafted and hand made in New York City. Offering bespoke, one of a kind pieces for all occasions, as well as a wide range of ready-to-wear hats. Made with a thoughtful eye for the discerning enthusiast that prefers style over trends. The brand began in 2011 and features American-made NYC produced products of high quality craftsmanship.
Based in Chinatown, the atelier and downtown neighborhood lend itself to endless inspiration and energy seen within the originality of her work. The brand aesthetic expresses a focus on creating luxurious quality pieces that last, are loved, and one of a kind.
Designer and founder Alessandra is a Parsons Alum. She has designed, understudied, collaborated, and freelanced with many talented American and French fashion houses each contributing to her evolution as a designer and brand. A few highlights from her formative years include work with Lanvin, Catherine Malandrino, Marc Jacobs, Viktor& Rolf, Martin Margiela, Selima, Haute Hippie, Kenneth Cole, Alice & Olivia, Malia Mills, White Chalk, and Alexa Chapman to mention a few.