September 2019 Press Release

New York Fashion Week and DC Fashion Week Set to Feature Master Milliner Eileen L. Bleyer

78-Year Old Marylander Reconnects with her Fashion Roots to Create One-Of-a-Kind Pieces


(New York, NY) August 29, 2019 -  She is passionate about hat making, and this September the world will have an opportunity to experience her work. Emerging designer Eileen L. Bleyer showcased 39 complete looks at the Designer Debut at New York Fashion Week and will be showing 20 hats and looks on the runway at the 31st International Couture Collections Show at DC Fashion Week being held at the Embassy of France.


“All women look beautiful in a hat. They just have to find the right one. If you get the perfect hat, your whole outfit is elevated to another level.”


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Baltimore Preakness Couture Hats and more

Local Baltimore TV News Interview and Preview of My Couture Preakness Fascinators and Derby Hats.

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Baltimore Snap article by Elizabeth Massing:

Avant Garb: Mad for Millinery

I was so excited when I ran into the hat designer, Eileen Bleyer that I’m starting this column with FOUND. I was rushing to a meeting at the Lord Baltimore Hotel downtown when I saw that she had her hats on display in the lobby. She is a truly incredible woman. Click below to see the whole story!

Featured by Ivan Bitton Style House

Ivan Bitton Stylehouse Spring Magazine Cover featuring Eileen L. Bleyer custom fascinator

Magazine Cover Feature

Ivan Bitton Style House chose an Eileen L Bleyer original couture fascinator for the cover of their Marie Westwood Spring 2019 Fashion Magazine. The Fascinator is worn by model and author Hana Noka.

Trunk Show at Mano Swartz Furs

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Mano Swartz Furs — The oldest furrier in America — invited me to host a trunk show of fur-trimmed, couture hats from my collection in the their showroom in the Fall of 2018. It was the first and only time they presented hats that were not made by their own designers and furriers