Millinery Magic at the Met Gala and the Royal Wedding

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November 13th, 2015 by

Pelican Pat Needs a Hat

We are very pleased to welcome Rachel Carroll – as our  upcoming artist -in-residence. Her Australian bird paintings are full of humour and wit, and are literally flying out the door. We love a collaboration too of course and we are very excited that Pelican Pat decided to visit Embellish Atelier to trial the hats for Rachels whimsical Childrens Book-  “Pelican Pat needs a Hat.”Alongside we also have some amazing beaded australian birds from Inspired Wire. We would love you to join us for drinks and nibbles on Thursday 26th November from 6-8pm. at Embellish Atelier , 128 Victoria Rd, Rozelle, NSW , 2041.

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October 6th, 2015 by

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We are very excited about our upcoming collaboration with Leona Edmonton at the Darling St Balmain  Store from 3 pm – 6pm. Please RSVP .

September 22nd, 2015 by

September News

We had a great time at the launch of our spring 2015/16 collection and thank everyone for coming along to join in  and view the pieces  which we have been working on for a few months now. Many thanks to everyone who helped the night run smoothly – from the Embellish Atelier team – Stephanie, Mariam, Petra, Sigrid, and Alana who helped to create the stunning headpieces, our fabulous models- Sarah Jehan, Paige MacMillan, Aprelle, Claudia, and Robyn (who made each piece look spectacular), Daniel  Gorski the famous hat juggler whose timely arrival ensured a very unique and entertaining  introduction, wonderful food from HotPlates catering, Scarlett Warwick from Oro Events  who ensured smooth running of the event,(from the  gorgeous gift bags to the red carpet, Oscar Videan, Anisha Humphries, and Millie Anthony served us in style, and George Gittany and Michael Theodoris captured the evening perfectly with their wonderful photographs.  2015-09-10 Embellish (99) 2015-09-10 Embellish (75) 2015-09-10 Embellish (61) 2015-09-10 Embellish (54) IMG_9941 IMG_9959


September 6th, 2015 by

We have had our heads down in the studio but looking forward with excitement to show you all our spring collection being launched this Thursday evening at the studio. Please let us know if you wish to attend. A huge shoutout to Stephen Nothling – Brisbane artist whose amazing artworks have inspired our seasons collection – ” Fractured Roses” . Creating a collection is such a fabulous process. It is difficult to decide which part is more enjoyable- the spark of an idea – dreaming, sketching, searching for suitable materials to create the essence of the idea, the making, or seeing the pieces come together. We have used a variety of materials, textures, and techniques to create the collection. We hope you will love it.

We are also excited to have some of Stephens gorgeous artworks for sale also – and are very excited to be able to collaborate on this exciting venture.


August 27th, 2015 by


#HATTEMBER  goes live on 1st September.

We invite you to take part by wearing a hat every day in September. The hats can be silly, serious, formal, informal, ridiculous,or sublime, whatever takes your fancy.

There is twp options :wear a different hat everyday – #30daysofhats OR wear your favourite hat in a different location every day – #hatsoutandabout. Don’t forget to take a selfie and post it on instagram or Facebook. Follow Hattember on instagram and Facebook.

There are some great prizes up for grabs for a great cause – The John Skipper Kelly Fund – raising funds for leadership opportunities for disadvantaged youth.


Register to take part and sign up to your own everyday hero page.

August 19th, 2015 by

Colour Workshop with Rose-Marie Hillier

Rose-Marie has a way with words and colour. Drawing on her lifetime association with House and Garden magazine we simply sit in awe of her depth of knowledge and passion for Colour and Design. To capture and experience this in the  fabulous colour workshop at Embellish Atelier was simply  wonderful.

July 31st, 2015 by

Thursday evening at Embellish Atelier

Thank you for a fun evening last night introducing our current Designer-in-Residence Lincoln Imp Designs and TLC styling.

They will be in store until Saturday 9th August.

There ae just a couple of spots left in each of the free  styling workshops on 1st and 8th August from 3pm. Please RSVP.




July 11th, 2015 by

Hats Off to Brisbane

The bi-annual “Hats off to Brisbane” millinery convention  was a runaway success again. The week was full of events for milliners. Lots of workshops, suppliers and activities to keep us all amused and busy. Super organisers Allison Clark and Brenda Treasure have been planning the multiple events for 2 years.

Some highlights were  Cocktail Party, Masquerade Ball, teaching my flower workshops, and meeting lots of wonderful, talented hat- lovers, and tutors.

The biggest challenge- was the tutor challenge. We are given a “mystery” hat box with some millinery materials,  a  hat block and   $50 to spend with the various millinery traders at the show. We are challenged to create a headpiece in 3 hours- which was then auctioned to raise funds for the charity Act for Kids.

Now its back to work, completing orders in the Sydney winter.

It is Christmas in July in Rozelle- This week there is 50% off all Red and Green hats, and Jewellery in the store.

See you soon.

June 10th, 2015 by

Winter Warmers

Well winter has arrived with a vengeance  and we are so excited to introduce our current Designers -in -Residence.

Lizanne Perry is not only a talented photographer – she whiles away her time creating fabulous knitted and crocheted whimsical accessories such as teapot cosies, egg warmers, and jewellery for her Handmade with Love range.

Adele Horsfall heads off to Ethiopia soon and is raising funds for the Hamlin Fistula Organisation. As part of this she has crocheted some exquisite coat hangers.

We also have some delicious furfelt cloches that we have created. Our rain hats have also been proving super popular.

Pop in to visit us at 128 Victoria Rd . always a good idea to ring ahead but if we are in we are definitely open.