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The Art of ‘Fascinating’

By August 29, 2014January 15th, 2018No Comments

Melissa Richards Millinery 

“I understand how the right piece can make you feel exquisite and so beautiful; I want  every  woman  to  feel  this  when  she  wears  one  of  my pieces”

Melissa  Richards  is  a  Melbourne  based  designer and craftswoman  whose passion is for women all over  the world  to  look and  feel beautiful with  her  custom  made  headwear.  Her  collection  of  handcrafted hats and fascinators encompasses just that, mixing whimsical elegance with bold, stand-out styles that evoke personality, confidence and timeless sophistication.

Melissa established and developed her passion  for  the  intricate art  form  that  is millinery over a decade ago. With a background  in fine art, design and styling, Melissa explores  creativity  and  pushes  a  design  aesthetic  centered  around  making women  feel  beautiful.

Melissa Richards’ fascinators and hats are lovingly hand-made and constructed to the most intricate level using diverse and innovative materials.

Melissa  Richards  Millinery  allows  for  a  statement  to  be made  with  a showstopper outfit! Her pieces are appropriate for all racing seasons, evening events, bridal parties and costume specifications. She understands how the right piece can make you feel exquisite and incorporates this into delivering pieces to complement individual styles and personalities perfectly.

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View more of her stunning pieces at the Art Du Jour by Leiela event for Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2014 in just two weeks time!

The Spring Soirée
Friday 5th September 2014
6.30 PM – 9.30 PM
$40 plus booking fee
The Apartment, 401 Little Bourke Street Melbourne VIC 3000

You can purchase tickets through Eventbrite by clicking on the link below:

You can connect with Melissa Richards Millinery via her Facebook page:
or you can view her designs on her website: