Kasmo Design is one of Australia’s oldest and most well recognised millinery and accessories designers and manufacturers.
Fondly dubbed ‘Kasmo’, the company has continued to produce Australia’s biggest and most diverse range of fashion hats and accessories since its inception.
The company imports and manufactures ranges for each season in styles that demonstrate a keen and sophisticated understanding of changing fashion trends.
The hats range from sunshade basics to hand-made designs that are worn by fashion conscious women at racecourses and cocktail parties around the country.
With a dedicated brand that caters specifically for the discerning man, Kasmo has all headwear and accessories needs within its scope.
Kasmo is currently a major supplier of hats and other accessories for men and women to the nation’s leading department stores such as Myer and David Jones in addition to leading boutiques around Melbourne, Sydney and other capital cities. Kasmo also designs and develops ranges for major chain groups throughout New Zealand.
Founded in 1984 by Australian husband and wife team John and Molly Kasriel, Kasmo is an affiliated name with such major events as the Melbourne Cup, Caulfield Cup, Fashions on the Field and other racing ventures throughout Victoria and Australia.
Kasmo is one of the only major race wear manufacturers continuing to make hats in Australia with its higher end brand Fiona Powell designed and produced wholly in Melbourne using traditional millinery techniques.
Kasmo produces four brands:
Fiona Powell – an Australian-made fashion collection that is often coupled with leading names in local and international design
Morgan & Taylor – a directional mid-range women’s fashion collection
Morgan & Taylor Bags – elegant handbags, race wear and evening wear, beach and casual bags
Morgan & Taylor Resort – for beach and casual wear
Morgan & Taylor UPF 50 plus – hats approved for sun protection.
Kazz – a street-wear collection with a funky, casual twist
Blake – menswear trilbies, fedoras, caps, cowboy hats, and other styles for men
Blake UPF 50 plus – hats approved for sun protection
Blake Accessories – cufflinks, tie gift sets, braces and bow ties