2019 Millinery Gala..

The Millinery Gala was hosted by the Millinery Association of Australia

as part of Hat Week Australia. It was held at Mon Bijou in Melbourne where the winners of the

Design Award, Student Design Award and Hall of Fame were announced.


The Design Award 2019 was judged by

MAA President Possum Ball, Creative Stylist Virginia Dowzer, Creative

Director and Presenter Philip Boon and Hat Magazine Editor Lauren Ritchie.


Winner: Rose HudsonRunner Up: Amanda Smith
Second Runner Up: Lindsay WhiteheadPatron Stephen Jones Choice: Jo Peterson
People’s Choice Award:Cynthia Jones-Bryson

The Student Design Award 2019 was judged by

Diane Kilduff, Marea Bright, Katherine Cherry and Michelle Cameron

Winner: Angie JackmanRunner Up: Emma Files
Second Runner Up: Kara ValeMary Lock Award: Mellisa Rigter

Hall of Fame recipient for 2019: Rose Hudson


Photos by Richard Shaw


Photos by Lisa Watt Production


The Millinery Gala was supported by the following generous sponsors: