Janet Weeden is a milliner, designer, and hair dresser originally from Montreal in Canada. She and Olivia met in San Francisco, where they started their friendship and working relationship. Janet designs and creates all of the fascinators for the Griffin Hatters line, and is a brand ambassador for the Mysterious Rack at fashion shows, trunk shows, and cocktail parties.
Olivia Rose Griffin
Olivia Rose Griffin is the owner of the Mysterious Rack and designer of hat brand Griffin Hatters and apparel brand Made By Humans. She hails from San Francisco, where she spent 10 years immersed in costume design, theater, fashion, performing arts, vintage clothing, and of course, hat making.
She has an education in costume and apparel design from San Francisco State University. In 2009 she purchased a 100-year-old hat company and apprenticed to be a hat maker with master hatter of 40 years, Michael Harris. In 2015, Olivia relocated her business to Louisville, Kentucky inspired by the popularity of hats for the Kentucky Derby.
Olivia is currently getting her MBA with an entrepreneurship focus at the University of Louisville.