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124 W 30th St. #202
New York, NY, 10001
United States


Leah C. specializes in couture millinery designs for Brides and head wear for special occasions. Her couture womens hats, feather fascinators and bridal headwear are all made in New York, NY. Shop online or call 212.947.3505 to visit the showroom.


Press Release

                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



New York, NY January 2016

Celebrated Couture Milliner Leah Chalfen presents a novel and refined collection of lampshades, finials and wall decor for high-end interiors aptly called, LIGHT AS A FEATHER by Leah C.

New York City based hat designer and feather artist, Leah Chalfen, known for her distinctive couture style, brings her artistry to an exquisite new line of lampshades, lamp finials and mobiles that are now available to the trade. Interior designers are saying they have never seen these feather work techniques applied in such a sophisticated way.  

“It’s a continuance of my passion for feathers”, exclaims Leah and goes on to say that she felt that “the lampshades offered today in the marketplace were limited in their to ability to make a statement and own their identity in a space”. She states that “my designs are sculptural.  They possess timeless couture style and feature organic materials such as feathers or textured sinamay straw producing textures that effortlessly draw upon the eye and transform any space.”  

Industry professionals now have the opportunity to delight their clients and customize this debut black and white collection from Light As A Feather also known as LAAF by Leah C.

Interior designer and HGTV star Danielle Colding was cited in the Huffington Post saying:  “I have a fashion-inspired approach to interior design and turn to Leah’s feather work to add to fanciful ideas for the homes I design”. I like a layered look and something interesting, much like Leah’s creations. My clients have many different facets to them I try to bring out and compliment those layers with the silhouettes and treatments only Leah concocts….simply stunning accents”.

Fashion industry leaders and culture makers have always loved Leah’s design sensibility and innovative creations. Her specialty feather work has caught the lenses of icons such as Irving Penn, Karl Lagerfeld and Mario Testino just to name a few. Leah C. ‘s Couture Millinery has continually graced the pages of worldwide high fashion publications such as Vogue Magazines, Harper’s Bazaar and Town & Country since the company’s inception in 2000 out of a West Village Brownstone.

LAAF by Leah C.

A luxury line for Interiors featuring refined feather work



Leah Chalfen

1+212-947-3505 (m)

124 West 30th St. Suite #203  NY, NY 10001