Internationally renowned Milliner Jill Humphries has fast become one of the busiest full-time Milliners in Australia. With an eye for current trends, her fashion forward designs have established a leading edge and are snapped up in minutes when shared on social media. Jill has collaborated with some of Australia's top Stylists and has created pieces for Danni Minogue, Natalie Imbruglia and Francesca Cumani.
Her recognisable sleek creations have won hundreds of fashion on the Field events, including the prestigious MYER Fashions on the Field Millinery Award 2014. Jill was also the first international Milliner to be selected to be a part of the Royal Ascot Collective at Fenwick's in UK 2019.
Award winning Australian Milliner Lynnette Lim from Love Lotus has been making hats for over 20 years and is renowned in the industry for her impeccable craftsmanship, attention to detail and signature creations. Lynnette's expertise is evident in every piece she designs "Creating hats is my passion and my pieces are vintage inspired with a contemporary edge".
Since completing fashion studies, Lynnette has been a finalist in the Australian Masters of Fashion and has won the prestigious MYER Fashions on the Field Millinery Award 2012. Sharing her passion for Millinery, Lynnette is a highly sought after tutor, has taught at various tertiary colleges and offers Millinery courses from her private studio.
Giulia Mio is an Italian, award winning couture milliner devoted to making hats and headpieces from the finest materials, with an immaculate finish. She has trained as a traditional milliner, and has always been interested in new techniques and innovative materials.
Giulia studied set and costume design in Venice and in Milan, and learned millinery in Rome, Milan and Zurich. An award winning Milliner, Giulia won the “Parkin Fabrics Hat Competition” (2018) and Second Prize for the “Feltmaker Designer Award” (2016) in England and “The Special Prize of the Commission” at the International Estivales du Chapeau du Caussade (2015) in France. Giulia has become quite known for her exquisite silk and leather flowers, completely hand-painted and hand-made, which adorn many of her creations.