Founder + Designer/Director: Siobhan O’Brien:
The founder of Miss Moss has spent much of her career writing books, stories + editing magazines. Her biggest coup was the publication of successful biography A Life By Design: The Art & Lives of Florence Broadhurst (Allen & Unwin, 2004). She is the former managing editor of Indesign, associate editor of Vogue Living + Monument magazines + spent five years as a journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald. She continues to pen articles for a plethora of Australian publications. But 2008 marked a turning point when Siobhan threw herself into jewellery design, textiles + painting. In 2009 Miss Moss was born. She now designs two collections a year + manages this growing wholesale, retail + online business.
Shipping Co-Ordinator: Karen Knight
Our lovely shipping manager, Karen studied at Leeds University, Yorkshire, UK, before settling in Sydney in 1993 where she worked as an HR manager for medical centre group, Foundation Health Care. In 2002 she settled on the South Coast of NSW to concentrate on raising her four children. Later she developed + managed a Rudolf Steiner educational program. But she now focuses her professional energy on our shipping + distribution + can be found on a regular basis, with a smile, at the local Australia Post.
The immaculately groomed Jo Skinner studied business + finance at Demontfort University, UK. This was followed by a stint as business manager for Mercedes Benz + seven years as an office manager with international product design company, Jones Garrard. Jo moved to Australia in 2000, started a family + worked in the fashion + gastronomical industries in varying capacities for a number of years. In mid 2013 she started her own business Polished Personal Styling. She can be found looking stunning at Miss Moss at least two days a week.
Miss Moss Mascot: Eileen, Wire Haired Fox Terrier
A fussy eater, Eileen hates fish but loves chicken. She also dislikes Magpies, particularly when they try to eat her dinner. A keen walker, Eileen loves the beach. Her favourite pastimes include lying in the sun and having her paws tickled.