This store requires javascript to be enabled for some features to work correctly.

Spring Summer 2024 Available Now

Meet The Milliner On International Women's Day

Meet The Milliner On International Women's Day

This is a unique opportunity to be part of an informal audience with Vivien Sheriff, one of British Millinery's leading designers. You will have the chance to gain a deeper understanding of the artistry and craftsmanship involved in creating the exquisite headpieces for which her global business sells around the world. 

Vivien Sheriff Milliner

International Women's Day is a world-wide celebration of the achievements and contributions of women throughout history. It is a day to recognize their strength, resilience, and creativity. What better way to honour this occasion than by celebrating the talent and artistry of one of Britain's most esteemed milliners, Vivien Sheriff !

The event will take place in the elegant French Dining Room, at Cliveden House in beautiful Taplow, Berkshire just 40 minutes from London, providing a sophisticated backdrop for an afternoon of style and indulgence.

350 years of powerful personalities, iconic parties and scandalous affairs, Cliveden House remains a pinnacle of intrigue and glamour. Cliveden House is a Grade I stately home set upon 376 acres of beautifully presented National Trust grounds; this luxurious five-star Relais & Châteaux hotel and spa is ready and waiting to welcome you to create your own moment in Cliveden's history with Vivien Sheriff on International Women’s Day.

As you enter the room, you will be greeted by the sight of Vivien Sheriff's stunning millinery creations, carefully displayed to showcase their intricate details, materials and unique designs. From delicate floral fascinators to bold statement hats, each piece tells its own story and reflects Vivien Sheriff's unparalleled skill and vision.


As you settle into your seat, a sumptuous ''Create Your Moment in History Champagne Afternoon Tea' will be served, offering a delightful combination of traditional British delicacies and sparkling champagne.

Indulge in freshly baked scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam, delicate finger sandwiches with a variety of fillings and an assortment of delectable pastries and cakes. Each bite is a tantalizing blend of flavours, perfectly complemented by the effervescence of the champagne. 

From 2.30 pm Vivien Sheriff will share with you all her passion for millinery. Her expertise will shine through as she provides you with guidance on attire and headpieces, particularly for summer weddings, Royal Ascot, the Kentucky Derby, and the Melbourne Cup, as she has attended these events on many occasions. Her advice will include tips on etiquette and refined hat styling.

This intimate gathering provides an opportunity to engage with Vivien on a personal level. You will have the chance to ask questions, seek advice, and gain a deeper understanding of the craftsmanship and dedication that goes into creating these wearable works of art. Whether you are an avid collector, a fashion enthusiast, or simply curious about the world of millinery, this event promises to be an enlightening and inspiring experience.

In addition to the immersive conversation with Vivien Sheriff, there will also be an exclusive opportunity to see and handle pieces from her latest collection. From the moment you set eyes on these masterpieces, you will be captivated by their beauty and elegance.

Guests are also offered the opportunity to schedule a one-to-one hat styling appointment with Vivien. Secure your place by emailing at your earliest convenience, as slots are limited and subject to availability. 

To secure your Champagne afternoon tea seat in the French Dining Room BOOK NOW       Or, you can book by emailing Vivien Sheriff  here