2018 Results

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MIMC 2018 was a resounding success, even better than 2017! Our Grand Finale catwalk event at the historic mansion, Labassa, on 18 February, was wonderful, filled to capacity, with beautiful models showcasing all the stunning hats.

View the hats on our facebook gallery, the gallery here, or the MIMC facebook group (go to the Essential Hat facebook page and ask for an invite).

Congratulations to the winners; images of their hats are below.


Category: General

1st Prize: Emily Makris - Apricot Argonaut
2nd Prize: Louise Swann - Morocco

Category: Street Wear

1st Prize: Lys Stevens - Bouncing Blue
2nd Prize: Jenepher Walker - Wendy

People's Choice

Kate Ghedina - Graffiti Cap

Facebook Award

Margie Trembley - Elizabeth

Thank you to all the staff and volunteers, to all of the guests, visitors, sponsors, and everyone who had a hand in making the 2018 Melbourne International Millinery Competition the fantastic event that it was, and we look forward to seeing you all for MIMC 2019!