Ruby & Leo

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Ruby & Leo

Ruby & Leo is a very cool hat shop for both guys and girls, stocking a huge range of hats for every occasion. For men you will find stacks of trilbys, fedoras, top hats, bowlers, flat caps, panamas, Greek fisherman’s caps, boaters, deer stalkers, pork pies and the list goes on…. If you are searching for a particular style it can be sourced for you, though it would be surprising if you can’t find the right hat in Ruby & Leo.
Girls are also spoilt for choice with every imaginable thing you could put on your head from individually designed bridal headpieces, wool felt cloches, floppy wide brim festival hats, berets, pillboxes to sparkly tiaras.
Right now the owner of Ruby & Leo, Victoria Henderson, is flat out designing and making spring racing hats and headwear. Being a qualified milliner and jewellery designer, she is able to create some great one-off custom pieces to match the colour and style of your spring racing outfit. Many customers leave it up to Victoria, with her 20 years of millinery experience and regular up to the minute training in the latest techniques, to design a hat specially for them.
As well as her bespoke pieces, the shop is stocked to the brim (pun intended) with “off the shelf” fascinators, hats and headpieces in heaps of colours and different materials to satisfy all styles and budgets. But Ruby & Leo is not just about hats. This quirky boutique also stocks a great array of accessories, jewellery and unusual creative giftwear that you aren’t likely to find anywhere else. A range of locally made handbags, earrings, wallets, crochet items, cushions, wall art, throw rugs  and many other home decor items just to name a few things. Every item is individually handpicked by Victoria who is celebrating her 25th year as a Geelong Retailer this year.
The shop has a very cool eclectic vintage vibe which fits in very well in the quaint Highton Village and with Blue Suede (Victoria’s husband Richard’s shop) next door it is well worth a visit!
Where: Shop 12, 65-71 Barrabool Rd, Highton
Contact: 5245 8989