|Vintage Designs hats and headpieces are made from quality materials hand picked by the designer, Jo-Anne Rolfe. Her straws, felts and crinolines all vie for attention in an eclectic collection of styles to suit all budgets. Specialing in Racewear, Jo has just created her unique collection of elegant vintage racewear. From 1920's skull caps,1930's cloches, 1940's cartwheels and discs, to 1950's eggshells and saucers, these simple yet beautiful and stylish hats have marked the beginning of her newest Millinery Collection. Her gorgeous straw headpieces, crinoline discs and hand fashioned silk and velvet flowers, evoke memories of more romantic times. From her Narrandera studio in the heart of the Riverina district of NSW, Australia, Jo creates her unique chapeaus and headpieces, taking inspiration from both the Australian Bushland and the lavender fields which surround her 1912 farmhouse.
Jo's vintage and retro hats are sold with her own designer label and are not massed produced. These "prêt a porter" hats are blocked and stitched by hand most usually using her collection of antique wooden blocks. Jo's hats are often worn with everyday clothes, her designer hats are smart and practical for day wear and regular use and are purchased by clients, with good taste and a desire for individuality. Naturally, all hats come with a complimentary hat box Caulfied sprint racing carnival Royal Randwick Autumn Carnival David Jones Derby Day Docaster Day Sydney Cup Conrad Jupiters Magic Millions Australia's Premier Carnival Stakes Day Collection fascinator Morgan & Taylor The Two Mrs Grenvilles Fiona Powell Gregory Ladner Nerida WinterThe Age Caufield guineas day Scheweppes thousand guineas day BMW caulfied cup day tatts cox plate week mooney valley racing club gpo girls night out tatts cox plate dr lewinns spring fashion lunch melbourne cup carnival aami victoria derby day emirates melbourne cup day crown oaks day ladies day myer fasions on the field emeiiates stakes day emirates kids fashions on the field and flemington The Millinery collection The grandstand flemington annual millinery collection royal randwick racecourse magic millions carnival gold coast the million dollar hat Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival and Autumn Racing Carnival approaches - you need a quality, cheap and not free hat. With a variety of vintage fabrics such as rich velvets, satins,silks, organzas, ribbons feathers printed cottons double faced satin satin backed crepe black and white checks winter colours colors spring designs these Vintage Designs by Jo-Anne hats make wonderful accessories for any occasion cocktails hats, millinery spring racing carnival autumm racing carnival pillbox cloche beret fascinators half hats eveening wear day wear day hats evening hats dance hats bridal wear bridal hats bridal headware veiling bridal brides tuille spring bride profile brim beading sequins handmade hand sewn local product locally made classic design hand stitched ready to wear bespoke creations experience in fashion elegant designs flair ribbon flowers stylish and elegant stunning design race day fashion unusual individual designs eye for beauty beautiful creations millinery designs weddings mother of the bride bridesmaid hats for the bridal party unique design innovative old style ceations romantic creations old world charm 1940's swing dance style 1950's elegant beauty 1960's modern elegance swing dance costumes dance costumes theatre usher hats military metalic braids hats one of a kind hats no two hats the same be admired photographers notice you alluring hats gentile millinery hats with style and grace unique, casual and elegant. Her idea was to create hats that are beautiful and unique, while at the same time being functional sturdy and comfortable to wear. In addition to the hats shown on this web site,still to come are an every changing array of unique lines of bridal headwear. So come back and visit again to see these additions Royal Randwick Autumn Carnival. Steam Punk - or steampunk hats, rock'a'billy, toppers, top hats, tweed rides, victorian and edwardian hats Phryne Fisher