Creative hats and headwear from top milliners.
Take some pleasurable time to appreciate the fine art and technical prowess of many of Australia’s most interesting milliners.
The renowned Millinery Award during the Melbourne Cup Carnival will help shape the future of millinery fashion. The award has long been considered to be the crowning achievement for makers of Australia’s finest headwear.
Along with helping to shape the future of millinery fashion and showcasing top talent on a national stage, it’s also a chance for milliners to proudly display their work, and earn the kudos of their creative peers.
This year we’ve transformed the Millinery Award to a modernised digital format, with entries open for submission between Monday 7th September and Tuesday 13th October 2020. The winner will be selected by our expert panel of judges and announced on Lexus Melbourne Cup Day, Tuesday 3rd November 2020.
ENTER MILLINERY AWARD
To be eligible to enter the Millinery Award applicants must adhere to the following:
For more information on the eligibility view terms and conditions.
Applicants who are interested in entering the 2020 Millinery Award, are required to follow the submission criteria as outlined below:
Please note, we ask you keep a video diary during your creation period, however this is not required to be submitted with your application.
Once selected by the panel of industry professional judges, the top 10 Milliners will be asked to provide their video diary.
A panel of industry professional judges will choose the top 10 finalists who will be invited to compete in the coveted 2020 Millinery Award Final on Lexus Melbourne Cup Day, Tuesday 3rd November 2020.
Judges are looking for entries that excel in the following criteria:
Remember you need to make sure that the camera setting is on video and press the red button to start and finish recording.
2020 Myer Fashions on your Front Lawn Millinery Award - terms and conditions (PDF)
The winners of the 2020 Myer Fashions on your Front Lawn Millinery Award will receive: