News & Events

Winter Sale!

We are having a HUGE winter sale with 30% off ALL STOCK on the website. Grab yourself a great deal on a custom handmade Crazy Teapot millinery design.

Thoroughbred Events ‘Get Spring Race Ready’ Event in Sydney

We attended the  Thoroughbred Events ‘Get Spring Race Ready’ Event in Sydney over the weekend and had a fabulous day with clients showcasing the new Crazy Teapot Spring Millinery collection and taking orders for Spring Racing Carnival Season. The day was full of Millinery, Fashion and Accessories on show for Spring Racing Season which also […]

Top 10 Finalist in the 2019 Millinery Association of Australia Design Awards

This year I was thrilled to be selected as a top 10 finalist in the Millinery Association of Australia Design Awards The theme for this year’s competition was Chiaroscuro- The treatment of light and shade, here are some photos of my entry taken by Richard Shaw

Brisbane Racing Club High Tea Millinery Showcase

Crazy Teapot are excited to be attending the Brisbane Racing Club Spring Millinery High Tea this Friday the 12th October from 10.30am for our last showcase this season. Event Details: Spring Carnival High Tea Presented by Racecourse Road Dental Celebrate spring in style and treat yourself to a morning of leisure and fanfare at Eagle Farm […]

Treasury Brisbane Millinery Market Fling!

We are excited to be invited to showcase our Spring Millinery Collection at the Treasury Casino Millinery Market Fling this Saturday the 6th of October. If you are in Brisbane, it will be the perfect opportunity to view our collection in person, try on and buy 🙂      

Millinery Association Millinery Competition Entry

Following on from my last post about how I developed the ‘finger wave’ design headpiece and used as a base for my entry this year in the Millinery Association Millinery Competition.  I wanted to share the images and detail about my competition piece, the theme for this year was ‘Spring Racing’ so I chose a […]

‘Fingerwave’ headpiece design

I wanted to share with you the story behind creating a very special design that I have been working to develop behind the scenes for well over a year now. It is a headpiece inspired by the Iconic ‘Fingerwave’ hairstyle, I love the 1920 and 30s era and this particular hairstyle is one of my […]

Crazy Teapot studio is now based in Brisbane!

Very excited to have relocated back to Brisbane from Mackay after being away for 7 years. The studio is in full swing and welcome visits by appointment at Bracken Ridge on the north side of Brisbane. Looking forward to making new connections and meeting new clients 🙂

Crazy Teapot Millinery Exhibition ‘A Milliner’s Tale’ at Artspace Mackay- July 2017

Millinery and Fashion Exhibition ‘A Milliner’s Tale’ – Brenda Lui Showcase Artspace Mackay from 29th July to 12th October 2017 3 Collections one Exhibition – Vintage Inspired – On Trend Now – Future Innovation

Thoroughbred Events Spring Millinery Luncheon in Sydney 2017

It was wonderful to attend the Thoroughbred Events Spring Luncheon in Sydney last weekend 17th September 2017. It was a fantastic event for Crazy Teapot to gain exposure and sell some Spring Millinery for the Spring Racing Carnival season now well underway. I was also very excited to be awarded 3rd place for my Showstopper […]

Hat Academy Interview – October 2017

I just wanted to share this lovely interview I did for the Hat Academy​ this week, so wonderful to have support from such a great Millinery Platform. Thank you Elaine Mergard​ and Sophie Alport​ for putting this together 🙂 Also sharing below some gorgeous photos that the very talented photographer Wendell Teodoro captured of Carla Bombardieri wearing […]


Sharing some photos of our trip to Melbourne in 2017 for the Melbourne Cup Carnival, where I was invited to compete in the prestigious Myer Millinery Award Competition on Oaks day and also attended Melbourne Cup day for fun. Below are some photos of my gorgeous model Brooke Finato wearing my Millinery Award Competition Hat […]