Millinery.Info is the go-to resource for the modern milliner and hat enthusiast! Founded by award-winning milliner Louise MacDonald, the site is now managed by Lauren J Ritchie Millinery. http://www.millinery.info/
Millinery.Info is host to a large and growing archive of podcasts featuring interviews with milliners from across the globe. Additionally, the site hosts a number of millinery, and fashion, themed photo galleries, most of which are publicly viewable, and a few special museum collections accessible to Patreon supporters.
Millinery.Info provides many other millinery resources, including an index of milliners from all over the world, an ongoing list of millinery competitions, links to active millinery guilds and suppliers, and even a list of millinery terminology. Millinery.info also hosts a month-long #millinerymaker social media campaign in July with daily prompts to encourage milliners to share their work with the world.
Subscribe to Millinery.Info for updates on podcast releases and #millinerymaker prompts, and become a Patreon supporter https://www.patreon.com/millineryinfo to access even more content!
Souri Sengdara Podcast
Souri Sengdara is the creative behind the label Velvet & Tonic. In 2022 Souri won the Myer Fashions on the Field Lillian Frank AM MBE Millinery Award with the piece titled Flow. The piece was a gender-neutral design that was modelled by Brodies wearing a lace blouse and classic masculine black ...
Sophie Allport Podcast
Sophie Allport has just celebrated 10 years off Allport Millinery.
Sophie Allport Courses: https://hat.academy/Sophie
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Growing us Sophie attended local country race tracks and wanted to create a unique piece to wear. She began explo...
Rebecca Carswell Podcast
Amelda Millinery is an Australian label designed and made by Canberra-based milliner Rebecca Carswell. Rebecca began her career with a course in Wagga and has gone onto continue to develop her skills. In 2022 she was the winner of the Hattember Competition which Hatters Millinery Supplies hosts. ...
Isabelle Soetaerts Podcast
Isabelle Soetaerts of Isabo Chapo works from across two locations in Belgium, Tienen and Hasselt providing an exclusive millinery and hat experience to her customers. In 2022 Isabelle won the NHV Hat Contest 2022 with her piece “Madame Paulette”.
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Ian Bennett Podcast
Ian Bennett is a London milliner known for his technical skill and passion for quality couture millinery construction. Completing his Master’s in Millinery Ian has gone on to have a long working career this year celebrating 30 years in the trade. He currently works from his shop in London where ...
Katie Allen Podcast
Support Millinery.info » https://www.patreon.com/millineryinfo Katie Allen is the milliner and designer behind the label Lifted Millinery and Vice President of Milliners Guild in the United States. Based in North Carolina she takes inspiration from vintage aesthetic creating pieces for living hi...
Peacock Millinery Podcast
Support Millinery.info » https://www.patreon.com/millineryinfo Belinda is the winner of the 2022 Millinery Australia Design Award she returns to the podcast to share about this award-winning creation. The theme of the competition is was Counter Balance. Belinda’s piece was titled Yin Yang – Lig...
Wies Mauduit Podcast
Wies Mauduit is the designer and milliner of the label La Plus Belle based in The Netherlands. She began her career in millinery at a young age studying at Charles Montaigne Fashion Academy. After moving to Paris she worked for Jean Barthet at The House Barthet before a long standing role at Com...
Faye Partridge Podcast
Faye Partridge was the winner of the 2022 MIMC Competition with her aqua blue piece Wedding Heaven. The award piece was designed in response to the theme Mother of the Bride …… and Bridegroom of course. This year the MIMC Competition saw entrants make a piece to be worn with a Vivienna Lorikeet...
Maja Svensson Podcast
Maja Svensson was the winner of the Millinery Section of the 2021 Hattermber Competition hosted by Hatters Millinery Supplies. Based in Sweden, Maja attended her first millinery course in 20214 at The Academy of Cutting and Tailoring in Gothenberg. Taking the next step in her millinery career Maj...
Allison Lyndes Podcast
Allison Lyndes is the winner of Bes-Ben: Humor and High Design Competition hosted by the Milliners Guild. The piece titled Roll for Initiative! Was inspired by the game Dungeons & Dragons, with inspiration drawn from Bes-Ben motifs and techniques.
With a background in theatre studies, Allison c...
Lauren Martin Podcast
Lauren Martin, also known as Vintage Milliner is an expert in the history of millinery and milliners in 1830s England having just completed her MA by Research at the University of Huddersfield. After taking a class with Louise Macdonald, Lauren went to work at The Essential Hat before moving to ...
Martine Henry Podcast
Martine Henry is a milliner and designer who creates headwear that will crown your day. An avid wearer of headwraps and hairbands Martine uses traditional craft techniques and frequently draws on her Afro Caribbean heritage for her design muse. A graduate of London College of Fashion and Kensing...
Suzanne Jonker Podcast
Suzanne Jonker originally trained as a goldsmith and through a lifelong passion for textiles, she launched her label Zoo Creatief where she teaches dressmaking and creates millinery. Following her success being selected as part of the top 10 in the Nederlandse Hoeden Vereniging competition in 20...
Belinda Osborne Podcast
Belinda Osborne is the milliner and designer behind the award winning brand Peacock Millinery. Belinda was awarded first place in the prestigious 2021 Myer Millinery Award Fashions on your Front Lawn 2021 hosted by Victoria Racing Club (VRC). Her winning piece Forever Bound was constructed of o...
Georgia Skelton Podcast
Georgia Skelton is the winner of the 2021 Millinery Association of Australia Design Award with her piece Fantasy Flight. The piece is a take on the Aviator hat dating from the 1920’s and with a modern winter race event for the 2020’s. Constructed using upcycled material it showcases the skilled...
Shandana de la Rivière Podcast
Shandana de la Rivière was the winner of the NHV Hat Competition in 2020. Her piece Celestial Dimensions was in response to the theme Heavenly hats and explores alternative materials to showcase a combination of art and millinery exploring inspiration from Dutch Designer Rachel Ruysch and Parall...
Louise Green Podcast
Louise Green Millinery launched in 1987 and quickly became known for its romantic and beautiful, vintage-inspired creations made in West Los Angeles. Moving from Britain with a young family to the United States in 1984 Louise drew on her fine arts studies in her university education as she launc...
Elly Stemerdink Podcast
Elly Stemerdink is the owner and Editor in Chief of The Hat Magazine, Editor in Chief of Hatlines and President of The Dutch Hat Association. She is a skilled milliner with the brand Hats by Elly, graphic designer leading the redesign of The Hat Magazine, and photographer who captures images of ...
Louise Macdonald Milliner Podcast
For almost 30 years, Louise Macdonald has worked as a milliner creating leading fashion hats that are considered the ultimate in beauty and style. She works from her studio in the iconic Nicholson Building in Melbourne’s CBD. Louise is a well-respected international millinery tutor. She hosts ...
Lauren J Ritchie Podcast
Lauren J Ritchie is a Melbourne-based milliner who you will recognise as the host of the Millinery.Info Podcast series. She is the President of Millinery Association of Australia and Editor at The Hat Magazine with editor-in-chief Elly Stemerdink.
Lauren discovered her passion for Millinery whe...
Kathy Anderson Podcast
Kathy Anderson is the designer and milliner behind the label Hats by Kat. She produces both hand blocked custom hats for women and men from a variety of materials including upcycled items of clothing. After a long career in the Fashion Industry Kathy studied millinery at FIT in New York City befo...
Laura Dunnington Podcast
Contempromental was created by Melbourne based milliner, costume designer and photographer Laura Dunnington. Laura won the 2021 MIMC Competition with her piece XOX and the Master’s of Millinery Section at the Royal Melbourne Show in 2019.
With a background in fine art Laura discovered a passion...
Laura Del Villaggio Podcast
Laura Del Villaggio is the designer and milliner behind the label Milli Starr. Her studio is located in Austin, Texas where she works to create two seasonal collections each year and custom orders for clients.
Her career began when she completed a Certificate in Millinery from the Fashion Insti...