A hat is a hat is a hat? – NCA hats are more than that! NCA stands for Nele Charlotte Accessories – hats and accessories handcrafted in Berlin. All items are made using exquisite material, whether that be velour and felt, nappa leather, hand-woven straw or cashmere, sometimes refined with silk and feathers. This great attention to detail makes each item a unique companion – for heady nights, laid-back hours in the park, extended travels or a simple stroll around the city.They warm you, they save you. They adorn you, they love you… and you will love them! They are friends for friends and friends of friends!
Nele Charlotte learned the art of hat-making being an apprentice of the world-famous couture designer Fiona Bennett. She was involved as a milliner in various projects for theatre, ballet and opera houses in Berlin and contributed to collections of the labels Q.E.D. and AUGUST. Lately she was working on set of Roland Emmerich’s Shakespeare thriller “Anonymous” as a millinery trainee  and completed an internship at Justin Smith. Nele Charlotte lives and works in Berlin.
Sandra Maier is a designer for womenswear and accessories and joined NCA in 2012.
After her apprenticeship as a dressmaker, she studied fashion design at the academy of fine arts in antwerp and at the university of applied sciences Pforzheim. She worked as a fashion designer for international high fahion-brands in Milan before she moved to Berlin in 2011.