C California Style

The Perfect Travel Companion: Janessa Leone’s Foldable Fedoras

by C California Style

Tropical getaway, here we come

This article originally appeared in the March 2017 issue of C Magazine.

The designer. PHOTO: Darcy Hemley.

The designer. PHOTO: Darcy Hemley.

Take a straw hat on vacation and it’s bound to get crushed. Understanding this all too well, L.A.-based milliner Janessa Leoné has developed packable toppers: the Charlotte, Marcell and Adriana fedoras and the Alaia bolero. “We created this straw with an incredibly durable fiber at its core,” she says. Roll the hat and it returns to its intended shape. 8840 Washington Blvd. #106, Culver City, 310-256-2296; janessaleone.com.