Katie’s Wigs was founded in 2004 and has become an established supplier of wigs and facial hair to the theatre, TV and film industries over the last 16years.
‘We provide, bespoke human hair wigs, all handmade in the UK by our highly experienced knotter’s and foundation makers. All of our wigs are hand crafted with the finest quality hair and laces available, and all of our wigs are designed and customised for their specified use, whether it be for daily wear, fashion, TV, film or theatre. We work alongside our clients to provide solutions to fit company budgets, projects or personal requirements.’
Katie, the director or the company, has been making wigs for 20yrs after training with Ray Marston at his studio in London as one of his in-house makers. Over the years, Katie has been all over the world, working alongside some of the world’s best wig makers and designers. This has allowed her to develop her skills by learning the exclusive techniques and difficulties overcome from the masters of the wig world. Using this knowledge, has allowed Katie to establish her own wig company – Katie’s Wigs & Co. Katie now has an extensive team behind her who have years of training, and work to the highest of standard, with every job being quality checked to ensure everything that leaves the studio is 100% perfect.
Katie has now decided she wants to share her expertise and knowledge of the wig industry with others, offering short courses for all levels and workshops for colleges, universities and salons or anybody who would just like to see a glimpse into the traditional art of wig-making.
Made to Measure Wigs for tv, film, theatre and private clients
We provide a mobile fitting service and consultation. We aim to get your wigs completed in good time – no waiting 3mths for private clients!
Wig Alterations & Maintenance
Repairs, thickening and refronts
We dress wigs for productions and offer a maintenance service to private clients.
Made to Measure Facial Hair
Mobile fitting service, beards, moustaches, sideburns and eyebrows made to your design specifications.
College & University Workshops:
We will attend your college and speak to students about the industry, how to find work, the importance of wigs and knowledge of wigs in the makeup industry. Introduce them to the different laces, hair, and techniques that are used within the wig studios.
Short Wigmaking Courses
We run a number of courses suitable for all levels as group or private sessions. Our most popular and renown course is our ‘Industry training’ course, which is being recognised for the standard and knowledge our students walk away with and form a career in the wigmaking industry. We also host, wig dressing, maintenance, introduction to wigmaking and facial hair courses.
These courses can be tailored and flexible to your needs. We arrange courses based on demand so you can fit them around your busy schedules.
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