Interview // Yan Hats

Yan Hats is a contemporary headdress and hat label created by the Argentine founder and creative director Yanina Cangelosi Alba. The whole idea of ​​her brand reinterprets the hat with current materials, modern designs, inspired by curiosity. ​Each piece has a unique history of artistic expression.

Berlin based since 2018.

What are your life essentials - What do you carry with you at all time?

My backpack always walks with me. I carry fruits, books, pencils, clothhandkerchief, my cell phone and its charger.

Who was your most previous text/call to and what about?

I talked to a friend about a photo shooting

Last meal you would eat?

Zucchini spaghetti with caju cream

Most influential person in your life?

"I learned a lot from my ancestors and today my inner voice guides me."

Tried and true methods against creative block?

Talk to creative friends.

What are some inspiration things, designs, artists, music, sites that you find yourself re-vistiting often?

I can name some authors such as Ray Bradbury, the Grimm brothers, Lovecraft, William Gibson, Simone de Beauvoir, Erich Fromm, El Bosco, Dali, Alex Grey, Benjamin Lacombe, David Lynch, Hayao Miyazaki, Delia Derbyshire, Aphex Twin, Tool, Zaha Hadid among others.

If you could have 3 people over for dinner, dead or alive, who would you invite?

David Bowie, Vivienne Westwood, Patokai

Favorite cities? Why?

Tilcara, city in northern Argentina for the tranquility of the landscape and the friendliness of its people.
London, people with incredible style and music.
Berlin for super creative winters and sun summers and lakes.

Favorite drinks?

I ́m a fan of blends tea herbs like curcuma, ginger, cloves, cardamom, dandelion and lemon.


I like: nature, animals, to laugh with friends. I don't like: injustice, or violence

SEE HER CREATIONS : Bryanne Hat, The Garden of Delihts Hat.