Boldly Different – Spotlight on the Milliners

With the launch of Boldly Different now open, we can showcase the amazing Victorian members who are taking part in this event. Every couple of days will be highlighting a few milliners – so be sure to check into his blog for updates every few days.

Catherine Storm

Catherine is an award winning Melbourne milliner based in Altona, in Melbourne’s west. Her collection includes occasion and race wear as well as funky fedoras, sassy sun hats & vivid visors. 

Her ‘Boldly Different ’exhibit ‘Heart of a Lion, Body of a Sausage’, showcases the boldly different breed of the dog world – the dachshund. 

Catherine curated Millinery Australia’s ‘Boldly Different’ exhibition for Melbourne Fashion Week

Chris Mullane 

Chris handcrafts bespoke and ready to wear millinery from her studio in SE Melbourne. She is known for her love of bold colours and graphic statement pieces. Her headpieces range from traditional and tailored through to loud and quirky, often with a hint of drama and movement. 

Her ‘Boldly Different ’exhibit ‘Sunset on Whitehaven Beach ’tells the story of travelling in our own backyard during the pandemic and witnessing views that took her breath away.

Rachel Henry

Rachel is an award winning Melbourne milliner. She describes her work as feminine with clean lines and fluid shapes. She has an ethos to produce quality over quantity. 

Her ’Boldly Different ’exhibit ‘My Melbourne’ was inspired by the love of the city and includes a collaboration with graffiti artist Daniel Van De Wiel. 

Visit the exhibition at Joel Gallery, Altona from Saturday 12 – Thursday 24 February 2022.

Millinery Australia – the mark of quality.