|Bold Red Hat by Carole Maher|
There will be over 40 Couture Hats - all lovingly hand-crafted by a dozen Sydney Milliners who are members of the Australian Milliners' Guild. The range will be diverse - as each milliner has a distinctive style of their own.
For example, Carole's style is bold and current, whereas my style is very vintage inspired. There seems to be such a 1920s buzz at the moment with The Artist winning so many Oscars & Miss Phryne Fisher solving crime on the TV ...
|Flapper Girl Hats by Lyndell|
The French call the 20s - les années folles.
Interestingly, from the hats I've seen so far - several of us are going for
strong - swirling - contrasting lines
|Black & White Swirl by Carole Maher|
|Orange & Black Swirl by Lyndell|
|Swirling Beret by Jene Walker|
The venue - Yuga café - combines great food, with a relaxed exhibition space and beautiful floristry. On the 18th you can enjoy a delightful long Sunday brunch while contemplating magnificent millinery - and (if my nerves don't get the better of me) there will be live piano music a-tinkling in the back-ground ...
The Milliners will be there to help you select a fashionable hat that flatters you. Something perfect for the Autumn Races or to complete an ensemble or – just because hats are irresistible!
Well getting everything prepared for the exhibition it quite tiring - I think it is time for a nice cuppa' tea ...
|Sweet Tea Cup Hat by Amalia Pearl|