KAREN BAILEY MILLINERY
About Karen Bailey
For the past 29 years, milliner Karen Bailey has created hats and headpieces for film, theatre productions, exhibitions, advertising agencies, Myer and David Jones department stores, boutiques, and individual clients.
Karen’s three year training with celebrated Brisbane milliner Elizabeth R and one year with a Sydney College saw her mastering traditional model millinery techniques.
Karen Bailey Millinery was established in 1988 with Karen opening her millinery store on Oxford Street Bulimba in the 1990s. Karen hand crafts every piece and is renowned for attention to detail and personal service. Her style is restrained and elegant with a contemporary edge and an accent online.
Karen cites beautiful fabrics and nature as inspiration in her millinery designs. Further influence is derived from Valentino’s masterful use of fabrics.