About the Milliner
A finalist in the Melbourne International Millinery Competition in February earlier this year
and a new member of the Milliners Association of Australia;
Brea Moreland of Brea Melissa Millinery, Studied at Melbourne School of Fashion in 2003. During this time as a student, she completed a work placement with Richard Nylon, was honoured to have received 3rd place, and a highly commended for her headpieces in the Spring Racing at the Royal Melbourne Show. One of which was featured on the cover on the Royal Melbourne Show schedule years later, which was flattering, to say the least!
That same year Brea was a finalist in Fashions on the Field at Cox Plate.
Having recently refreshed her previously acquired millinery skills and adding new techniques to the mix such as; Feather Dying and Manipulation, Thermoplastics, Leather and Silk Flower Making.Brea is hoping to be recognised as an up ‘n coming Milliner to watch! With her playful, colourful and creative headpieces her designs are sure to turn heads.
Her specialty is in the visual aspect of hat design,
having a piece perfectly balanced from every angle.