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Louisa Orphanou is a young Greek – Cypriot fashion artist based in Limassol.
Louisa studied in London, (BA) of Fashion Design, Styling and Promotion at the Middlesex University. During her studies in London, she worked for AT Showroom - (Fashion Agency) in Chelsea. She also worked for Abercrombie & Fitch in Mayfair. Following her graduation from Middlesex University, Louisa undertook three short courses, namely Marketing, Web Designing and Imaging at City University in London.
Upon the completion of her studies, Louisa returned to Cyprus and started, as a hobby, to design hand-painted panama hats for family & close friends. The hats became very popular and gradually she started creating her own collection. Shortly after, Louisa has established her own company named Louisa Orphanou Hats and she is the creative director. Louisa Orphanou Hats provides a variety of different styles of hand-painted Straw Panama Hats, which are all hand-painted.
In the past, Louisa has collaborated with one of the most popular and prominent boutiques in Limassol, and has designed an exclusive short collection of hand-painted panama hats. More recently, Louisa collaborated with a Cypriot company of Denim shorts and has created the designs to be applied to a collection of Denim shorts.Louisa Orphanou Hats now operates from a new studio in the heart of Limassol. The entire collection is unique, colourful and stylish, and they are designed for females and males.