We are delighted to celebrate Marea Bright's recent 50-plus years Lord Mayor's Commendation!
The 2019 50-plus years Lord Mayor's Commendations recognise small businesses that have operated continuously within the City of Melbourne for at least 50 years.
We congratulate City Precinct member Marea Bright, Exclusive Milliner, for this absolutely outstanding achievement!
As a child, Marea Bright recalls her mother being fitted for a beautiful hat in the Block Arcade. It was then she set her heart on being a milliner, and dreamed of one day opening her own hat shop. She graduated with a Diploma of Millinery in 1964 and, in 2008 her dream was realised with the opening of her boutique hat salon in Collins Street. Marea’s years of expertise and reputation have formed a loyal customer base that come from far and wide to enjoy her personalised service and beautiful works of art.