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About Louise

For almost 30 years, Melbourne milliner Louise Macdonald has created fashion hats that are considered the ultimate in beauty and style.

Louise's designs have stood out at Melbourne Cup (Spring Racing Carnival), Dubai World Cup, Royal Ascot and other events. Her hats are available at her Melbourne studio, unique boutiques in Australia and the United States, and this website.

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

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Learn millinery

Learn how to make your own hat! Louise Macdonald offers a variety of millinery courses:

Live streaming courses

Accepting expressions of interest

Ribbon Beret

Ribbon Halo

Ribbon Origami

Free-Form Parisisal Sculpting

Online courses
(available 24/7)

Buntal Trims Deluxe Course

Saucer Buntal Hats Course

Classic Buntal Brims Course

Contemporary Sinamay Course

Face-to-face courses
Courses will be rescheduled later in the year once local COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Read more

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