Millinery.info Podcast

Millinery.info Podcast

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!

Links: http://www.millinery.info/
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Millinery.info Podcast
  • 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...

  • Walltraud Reiner Podcast

    Waltraud Reiner is a milliner and drive behind Hatmobile. She discovered her love of hats when she moved from Austria to Australia in the early 1980s. As a graduate of a Fashion Design Degree in Austria she had a love of textiles. She fell into work with Melbourne milliner Magda Urban and trai...

  • Stephanie Spencer Podcast

    Stephanie Spencer is the winner of the 2020 Myer Millinery Award. The winning piece was a nod to surrealism taking the form of parisisal ballet shoes that were mounted on the head. Stephanie had come up with the idea and then created the piece during the lockdown period in Melbourne. In the po...

  • Christine Waring Podcast

    Christine Waring is a Canberra based millinery who has decades of experience in Millinery. She has created award winning pieces for local Canberra hat wearers having started her career develop relationships with her clients while stocking at makers fairs in the local community. Christine has ta...

  • Rebecca Read Podcast

    Rebecca Read is the Milliner for Opera Australia. She is based in their Sydney workroom and constructs pieces for their various productions. The projects she undertakes can be wild and wonderful and involve transforming a designers sketch into reality.

    She studied at Charles Stuart University ...

  • Awon Golding Podcast

    Awon Golding is an award-winning London-based milliner who specialises in fun and fresh hats and headpieces for modern women. She is the founder of the Haute Dogs Calendar which is in its third year. In addition to her own label Awon has also been appointed Head Millinery Designer at prestigious ...

  • J Smith Esquire Podcast

    Justin Smith is the milliner and creative that leads the brand J Smith Esquire. After graduating from the Royal College of Art, he launched the brand J Smith Esquire following the success of his 2007 graduation show. From there Justin has been involved with fashion weeks all over the world featur...

  • Marianne Jongkind Podcast

    Marianne Jongkind began her career in millinery in 1961. Over the course of her career which so far has spanned nearly 60 years, she has become renown for her distinct designs and quality of work. Marianne makes piece that include traditional concepts but also pushes to explore and progress new...

  • Angela Menz Podcast

    Angela Menz is the editor of On Track On Trend and milliner behind the label Angela Menz Millinery. On Track On Trend began as a collaboration between Angela Menz and Lisa Tan. The team met through their shared interest in horseracing and Fashions on the Field (FOTF). Over time the site develope...

  • Catherine Kelly Podcast

    Hattember is a competition that was founded by Milliner and Business Owner Catherine Kelly. Entrants of the Hattember Competition are sent a curated bag of materials supplied by Hatters Millinery Suppliers in which to create their entry from. The piece are received and judged by a panel of indu...