Brera Academy of Fine Arts alum Ilaria Soncini found her calling in millinery in Berlin at the age of twenty-two, after realizing that almost anything can be made into headwear. Returning to Milan to start her career, Soncini under Ilariusss designs headwear for musicals and ballets around the globe as well as for some of the most sought-after names in the industry such as Valentino, Versace, and Jean Paul Gaultier.

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