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Handmade with Love


Olivia Torma

Mooshi - Handmade with Love is an emerging haute couture label founded by Olivia Torma (aka Madame Mooshi), designer, maker, curator and owner of the Mooshimode Boutique in Brisbane Australia.

Olivia specialises in creating one-of-a-kind original vintage inspired designs and bespoke couture using traditional techniques and the finest vintage and traditional materials she can find. She also specialises in reproducing vintage designer couture from original vintage clothing patterns dating from the early 1900's to the 1960's.


Olivia draws her inspiration from the most elegant and timeless fashions, designers and crafts of bygone eras. Her love and talent for haute couture embroidery is evident in her Art Deco inspired beaded headdress which can also be worn as a flapper style dress sash.

Mooshi Art Deco Inspired Haute Couture Sash / Headband

Qualifications, Training & Awards

Olivia has an Associate Diploma of Arts in Fashion specialising in Tailoring and Production and is a winner of the 2013 Tessuti Awards in Sydney. Olivia is also trained in the haute couture embroidery technique known as tambour beading and has been awarded an internship at the prestigious embroidery house Hand & Lock in London.


Want to learn the art of fine sewing and haute couture embroidery? Olivia teaches beginner classes in tambour beading, couture sewing and ribbon work in her atelier. She also stocks a limited range of imported French haute couture tools and supplies as well as training kits, tutorials and eBooks for purchase from the Mooshi Shoppe. Private and Group lessons are arranged by consultation.


Prospective customers are invited to inquire about Olivia's couture services, classes and the Couture Privileges she offers. To inquire or arrange a consultation please contact us. We look forward to making your acquaintance.

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This is where Mooshi showcases its draping skills to create original vintage inspired couture designs and check the fit of our resized vintage couture patterns for bespoke and ready-to-wear orders. [Read More]
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