Paris Hilton rocks Burning Man festival in a hat made by 38-year-old from Sneinton

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A 'glitter-mad' businesswoman has told of her excitement to see reality star and hotel heiress Paris Hilton wear one of her hats on the world stage.

Aimee Jackson, of Sneinton, owns Glittermee - a company specialising in all things glitter, from festival makeup to bespoke handmade hats.

She was approached by the American star in June to make the item. The 38-year-old said she was about to take her two Pomeranian dogs out for a walk when Paris sent her a message on Instagram after seeing her designs on the site.

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She was seen wearing the hat alongside model Shanina Shaik at the Burning Man festival, in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, on Tuesday (September 5).

She said: "Not bad for a girl from Hucknall originally, is it?

"It's just a bit surreal, really. She saw them on my Instagram account and wanted me to make her one.

"She came to me in June so I've known about it for a while, but couldn't say anything until she wore it at Burning Man festival.

"Since she stepped out in it, it's been crazy for me, I don't know how to explain it, it still hasn't sunk in for me yet but I'm excited about it all."

The bespoke hat for Paris Hilton

The bespoke hat for Paris Hilton

The hand-made hats range from £200 to £500 depending what the customer wants, and can be custom made to your choice.

Aimee added: "It's amazing to see people on her level wear my designs. I wear them for them to be worn and out there to see, so for someone like her to show it off it's great for me to see - and I've had such great feedback from it.

"They are designed to make you stand out from the crowd, and it's been doing just that.

"I've been obsessed with glitter for around 15 years, I'm like a giant magpie, and now it feels like it's finally coming to a peak."

The painstaking process of making the hats take around three to four weeks to complete.

Miss Jackson first set up her business a year ago. She still does makeup for people's parties, in nightclubs and for festivals.

Speaking of how the idea to set up her business came about, Aimee said: "I started making some hats for myself and found I was enjoying it more and more each time. So I started putting a few on Instagram or Etsy a year ago and it went from there.

"I was also doing a few glitter makeovers on my friends, and when we went to Glastonbury festival people ended up queuing outside our tent so I could 'Aimiefy' them, as they would say.

"My friends said I really should do something with it and then Glittermee was born."