designer hat by Louise Macdonald Milliner (Melbourne, Australia)



In April 2024, Louise Macdonald will welcome millinery students to her Melbourne studio, with four Thursdays dedicated to creativity, when you can craft a headpiece using a variety of techniques. Then, in July, get ready for the Winter Millinery Intensive and Ribbon Halo courses.

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milliner Louise Macdonald (Melbourne, Australia)For more than 30 years, milliner Louise Macdonald (Melbourne, Australia) has created fashion hats that are considered the ultimate in beauty and style.

Louise's designs have stood out at the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, Dubai World Cup, Royal Ascot and other events.

The Melbourne milliner's reputation is not only for fashion headwear, but also for costume work. Hats and bonnets created by the Melbourne milliner can be seen in movies and on TV productions, including BBC's Pride and Prejudice and Merchant Ivory's Howards End.

In 2021 Louise was inducted into the Australian Millinery Association's Hall of Fame in recognition of her contribution to Australian millinery and her volunteer work for the Millinery Association of Australia for over 25 years.

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Face-to-face (Melbourne, Australia)

Thursday Millinery Course (April 2024)

Winter Millinery Intensive (July 2024)

Ribbon Halo (July 2024)

Online courses (on demand, 24/7)

Buntal Caps & Berets Deluxe Course

Contemporary Cockades Deluxe Course

Sinamay Brim Extensions Deluxe Course

Buntal Trims Deluxe Course

Saucer Buntal Hats Course

Classic Buntal Brims Course

Contemporary Sinamay Course

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