Jack McConnell

Introducing Ashro's exclusive collection.

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Jack McConnell, aka “the King of the Milliners,” was one of the most exciting, creative hat makers of the 20th century. The son of a Tennessee farmer, he was working in radio when he asked a milliner friend to make a special hat as a gift for his mother. His friend turned him down, so he made his mom a gorgeous church hat himself, revealing his hidden talent. From those unexpected beginnings, he quickly rose to success in the 1940s and 50s, creating unique headgear for the Hollywood elite. Today, his vintage originals remain highly collectible (and very expensive). Lucky for us, his legacy lives on through a modern milliner that has found inspiration in McConnell’s timeless styles and meticulous handcrafting. End result: Browse our beautifully-embellished wide-brim hats, straw hats and cloches—some paired with gorgeous, can’t-go-wrong outfits!

Black woman wearing Jack McConnell lavendar hat with flower and sheer ribbon
Jack McConnell Rosette Hat
Black woman wearing gray hat with white flower ribbon
Jack McConnell Floral Cloche
Black woman wearing ice blue rounded top hat with faceted beads and petals
Jack McConnell Peony Coche
Black woman in black sequin band hat and black and white print jacket
Jack McConnell Sequin Band Hat

From Sundays to socials, generations of strong women have expressed their spirit and creative style under the brims of hats by world-renowned milliner Jack McConnell.

black woman wearing straw hat with elegant blue florals and clear beads
Jack McConnell Mesh Band Hat
Black woman wearing black bubble cloche hat with white and black flower and mesh detail
Jack McConnell Veiled Bubble Cloche
black woman wearing blue flower print top and big yellow hat with flower detail on top and under brim
Jack McConnell Floral Couture Hat
Black woman wearing gray hat with white flower ribbon
Jack McConnell Floral Cloche
black woman wearing peach wide brim straw hat with mesh bow and peach flowered top
Jack McConnell Sun Hat
Black woman in simple style natural hat with beads, ribbon and lily flower
Jack McConnell Lily Flower Hat
Black woman black simple straw hat with white and black leaves with rhinestones and beads
Jack McConnell Leaf Hat
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