Conditions of Hire and Loan

In STUDIO ANISS our Hiring and Loan services are exclusive to Stylists, photographers, and PR agencies.
If you are a stylist, photographer or a PR agency representative wishing to hire a piece of millinery for a project, please read our terms and conditions carefully. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Conditions of Hire

  • The hat(s) or headpiece(s) remain the property of STUDIO ANISS at all times.
  • The full hire fee of the hat is payable on reservation, (In some cases a loan is available, see below.)
  • Hats are hired per occasion. Hire periods last five days.
  • STUDIO ANISS reserves the right to make substitutes or cancellation without prior warning for any article that may be unavailable.
  • STUDIO ANISS will not be liable for any delay or failure to deliver due to circumstances, which are out of its control; or for any damage or injury caused by the misuse of the property of STUDIO ANISS.
  • The liabilities of the hirer commence at the time the hired hat(s) are collected from our premises or other location agreed by STUDIO ANISS and continues until they are returned to the premises or a representative of STUDIO ANISS.

Conditions of Loan

  • The headpiece remains the property of STUDIO ANISS at all times.
  • Loan periods last five days.
  • STUDIO ANISS reserves the right to make substitutes or cancellation without prior warning for any article that may be unavailable.
  • STUDIO ANISS will not be liable for any delay or failure to deliver due to circumstances, which are out of its control; or for any damage or injury caused by the misuse of the property of STUDIO ANISS.
  • The liabilities of the loaner commence at the time the loaned headpiece is collected / sent from our premises or other location agreed by STUDIO ANISS and continue until they are returned to the premises or a representative of STUDIO ANISS.
  • STUDIO ANISS request a security bond of 25% RRP per loan period which is payable by the loaner on reservation.
  • The security bond of 25%RRP is refundable by STUDIO ANISS upon return of undamaged product(s) by the loaner
  • There is a non-refundable surcharge of $40 for any loaned item to cover the cost of preparation and refurbishment to ensure a premium quality item.
  • If the loaned item is not returned on the due return date agreed when the reservation was made, STUDIO ANISS will charge your credit card for each overdue day, at a hiring rate for that hat as stated by STUDIO ANISS, until a return date has been agreed by the customer and STUDIO ANISS are notified by the courier company.

Cancellation Policy for Hire

  • The full hire fee will be refunded for cancellations made 7 days before the hire date. The full hire fee will be retained for cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the hire date.
  • On collection, a deposit is required for all items, equivalent to the retail value of the hat as advised by STUDIO ANISS.

Hire Fees

  • When you hire or loan a hat / headpiece, you will be required to provide STUDIO ANISS with accurate, complete and current credit or debit card information for a valid credit or debit card that you are authorized to use.
  • By signing up for the service, you authorise STUDIO ANISS to bill your credit or debit card the applicable fees, per-item or borrowing fees, courier charges, any and all applicable taxes, and any other charges you may incur in connection with your use of the service. The applicable fees will be charged to your credit or debit card on the date your hire is made.
  • If your hat / headpiece is not returned on the due return date agreed when the purchase was made, STUDIO ANISS will charge your credit card for each overdue day, at the rate set for that hat as stated by STUDIO ANISS, until a return date has been agreed by the customer and STUDIO ANISS are notified by the courier company.
  • STUDIO ANISS may modify the price, content, or nature of the service at any time. We may provide notice of any such changes by email, or by publishing them on the site.
  • Customers are required to check their order carefully and ensure it’s in the correct condition before leaving STUDIO ANISS premises or a staff member with the goods.

Damages, Loss & Responsibility for Hire and loan

  • Weather is the enemy of the hat / headpiece and although we appreciate it is beyond control, please care for the hired hat in the rain as you would if it was your own. Keep it under an umbrella at all times when it is raining and be aware of certain fabrics and features of hats being more susceptible to weather damage in bad conditions. STUDIO ANISS reserves the right to retain the full deposit if the item is returned marked or damaged in any way. This includes but is not limited to holes, dents, stains and rain marks. Credit or debit card details will be taken as a form of deposit and will only be deducted accordingly after discussion with the hirer and STUDIO ANISS.
  • Under no circumstances are customers to attempt to clean any hat / headpiece themselves by any means. If done so, STUDIO ANISS reserves the right to invoice for part or full replacement value of the items and charge you the full amount of any potential lost earnings or incurred costs regardless of whether any damage has been caused.
  • If damage exceeds normal wear and tear, as determined by STUDIO ANISS in its sole discretion, you agree that STUDIO ANISS may charge/invoice you for the full cost of replacing the hat at RRP as well as charge you the full amount of any lost earnings or incurred costs resulting from the damage. The product replacement fee will vary depending on the specifics of each hat and its RRP amount is noted on the hire / loan deposit agreement.
  • If the hat / headpiece is damaged beyond repair, lost or stolen then the full purchase price would be paid by the hirer / loaner. The replacement cost will be equal to that on the hire/ loan deposit agreement.
  • Should a previous hirer / loaner not return a hat / headpiece you have booked to hire or it is damaged; STUDIO ANISS will endeavour to find a good and suitable replacement. A direct replica style and colour cannot be guaranteed. Liability is limited to the return of the hire charge if a suitable alternative is not available.
  • All original hatboxes must be returned with the hat hired. Customer will be liable to a $25 charge to cover the cost of replacing any hatboxes not returned.