Amparo is an award-winning Milliner and a graduate of the George Brown Millinery Arts Program. With over twenty successful years in interior design, Amparo has now taken her in-depth knowledge of colour, form and dimension to couture fashion.

Amparo loves the confidence a great hat brings to a woman. Her hats reflect her curiosity and love of colour, pattern, form and beauty. A is a luxury brand, where attention to detail and quality materials unite with style and sophistication to create beautiful statement hats for all occasions. Amparo Findlay Milliner hats and embellishments are carefully crafted by hand with the finest fabrics and exquisite attention to detail.

Our clients are discerning women wanting to explore new ideas, who love something a little different, that touch of flair and panache that only a great hat can provide.

Vision statement:

Have you ever stood before a full length mirror and wondered what was missing? Amparo Findlay Milliner believes a great hat is an investment in your wardrobe. Our hats will complement your look, style, personality and mood.

Custom orders available upon request.


Your creations are stunning and you are a true artisan. I value your attention to detail and impeccable eye for proportions. Kind thanks. -Elisa M (Style-savvy mom on the move)

Amparo is a true artist! Her master and craftsmanship of unique hats is absolutely incredible. I have enjoyed working with Amparo for a number of years, and she has a personal stylish flare with a humble class which she displays through her designs.Hats by Amparo are beautifully made using very carefully selected fabrics in a range of colours and her use of texture creates an added elegance and eye for beauty. Hats can be crafted to your request, and are a great stand alone statement piece or an additional accent to an outfit.Amparo is a lovely individual and sensitive to your personal requests and tastes. Hats-off to Amparo Findlay Milliner [Hatitude]! -Marianne B (Elegant with stand-out style)

I looked good in hats, but I did not feel good in hats, until I met Amparo. She has created hats, just for me, that have become an essential part of my everyday. Priceless!   -Jessica C (Experienced birth & postpartum doula and a mother of four)

Love my new custom made hat! Not only does it fit perfectly, the quality and craftsmanship are outstanding and it’s exactly what I wanted – down to every last detail. Thank you Amparo for creating a piece that I will stand the test of time and be a staple in my wardrobe for years to come.   -Barbara A (Personal Stylist & Wardrobe Consultant)

Amparo Findlay Milliner [Hatitude] is the kind of shop that you stick with once you purchase and own a product. Hand crafted excellence is the definition of luxury. What woman who has an eye for fashion does not love to bask in it? I feel so confident in Amparo’s designs, the pieces introduced each Season feel like they were made just for me! When Amparo and her team custom design a piece to strut down the red carpet in or perform live on stage they understand the whole concept that my stylist and I are going for and without fail Amparo Findlay Milliner [Hatitude] nails it! My favourite brown boho hat is truly versatile, custom millinery you can not find anywhere else! My loyalty is always to creative ground breaking Canadian designers…look no further because Amparo Findlay Milliner [Hatitude] has it all! Hats off to you and good luck : )   -Jacelyn Holmes (International Singer/Songwriter, former CTV Personality and Radio Host)

I was completely impressed with the creativity and expert craft’woman’ship that went into the making of the hat. It’s always the finer details that make the difference and I was so impressed by everything about this hat. I love it in particular for its classic shape and it’s unique material selection. I can’t recommend this product more. What I love most about this product is that it was designed for me especially. So, in it’s essence it is unique. That would make anyone feel special! I feel beautiful and confident in this gorgeous hat. Thank you Amparo!   -Sarah McKenzie (International Jazz vocalist)

… Her attention to detail and quality of workmanship is superb. A custom hat is well worth the investment. I ordered two more.    -Angelo DeGasperis (Luxury Builder with impeccable flair)