A WODONGA milliner has gone from selling her one-off headpieces from home to trading inside a major department store.
Tania Scott opened her concession store inside Myer Albury on Saturday and sold two headpieces within the first hour.
“I believe it’s going to be a great partnership,” Ms Scott said.
Ms Scott was among 30 other local businesses who made a presentation at Myer for the chance to showcase her products over a six-week period as part of a new regional store partnership program.
Myer Albury store manager Alvar Poulton said Ms Scott’s unique and quirky headpieces were a great fit for Myer.
“Myer is all about fashion and on-trend styles and we don’t sell anything quite like these,” he said.
“We were drawn to the exclusivity — customers won’t find these creations anywhere else.”
Ms Scott has been running her business from home for three years.
“This new partnership is a fantastic opportunity to get exposure for a whole new group of potential customers,” she said.
“It’s an honour to be selected because its means Myer has faith in my creations.
“It is also perfect timing for the spring racing carnival.”
Mr Poulton said Myer would invite more businesses to trade from the Albury store over the next 12 months.
“Our region has some terrific business operators and we want to partner with as many of them as possible,” he said.