The Art of Hat Design

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Atlanta/Intuitive Edge Podcast –  As a child, she hated the maroon nickers her mother made her wear, so she wore her clothes inside out at school. This daring, out-of-the-box thinker grew up to be a successful milliner.  Victoria lynn Weston sits down with Amina Hood who has a passion for all things hats.  Amina’s couture hats have been featured on the covers of VOGUE and other fashion magazines.

“I’d never met a milliner before and was thrilled to talk with Amina about her journey and how intuition fit or didn’t fit into her gorgeous hat designs.” – Victoria

Amina Hood talks about:

  • her first hat design
  • what it’s like working with couture designers
  • being featured on the cover of Vogue magazine `
  • and how she manages business being based in Kanas City, Missouri.

About Amina Hood

Amina Marie Hood is a milliner based out of Kansas City, Missouri.

Amina Hood has been recognized for her custom designs, sculptural style, and attention to detail. Her designs have been featured in magazines, museum exhibits and runway shows worldwide.

Amina was a finalist in the world-renowned International James Lock & Co. Millinery competition that took place in London. Most recently her work was on exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Visit:


Victoria lynn Weston is host and producer of The Intuitive Edge Podcast! Check it out and subscribe!

About Victoria lynn Weston

Victoria lynn Weston has worked as a professional intuitive consultant for over 20 years. She has created smartphone apps and voice-activated, data-driven content for Amazon Echo devices – Alexa Skills for AYRIAL feng shuiAYRIAL Positive Living and ARE YOU PSYCHIC? 

In addition, she is a producer/director of PBS documentaries including America’s Victoria, Remembering Victoria Woodhull.  Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Victoria has been a featured guest on dozens of radio, television shows and print media including; the Atlanta PARADE magazine, The Atlanta Business Journal, ABC Nightline, ABC Talk Radio; CNBC; BUSINESS WEEK Online; INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE, WIRED NEWS and THE NEW YORK TIMES.

In addition to being a sought after intuitive business consultant, Victoria is also the President and Founder of, a body, mind and spirit association featuring vetted lifestyle consultants and, producers and developers of custom Amazon Alexa Skills/apps.

About Studio Carlton:  Victoria lynn Weston, Founder & CEO

Studio Carlton is a group of visionaries, experienced voice designers and Amazon Alexa Skill developers. The Studio Carlton Team is passionate about creating compelling, conversational Amazon Alexa Skills that include engaging visual presentations & streaming video/audio for companies and professionals to engage and expand their audience on the innovative Amazon voice platform.

Studio Carlton is focused on producing high-quality Alexa Skills from concept to delivery.

Today Amazon Alexa Skills are an essential business tool that provides companies and professional with an opportunity to rise above all the noise of the digital world and engage audiences in a rich, interactive platform. To be competitive in business twenty years ago, you needed a website. Today, you need to have a VOICE platform with Amazon Alexa to reach over  Skill!

According to Statista, as of July 2020, the number of smart home devices compatible with Amazon’s virtual assistant, Alexa, exceeded 100 thousand devices.


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