Rio Branner Milliner & Merchant opened its doors in Spring 2022. Promising "hats of all kinds for all kinds of people", the downtown Kelowna boutique is the culmination of Rio's decades as a successful designer, artisan, and businesswoman. The welcoming store showcases Rio Branner's original couture headpieces, Canadian-made hats from independent designers and established brands like Parkhurst, Tilley, and Crown Cap, as well as select global brands like Kangol, Bailey's of Hollywood, and Göttmann. A champion of fabulousness, Rio Branner also stocks handmade artisan jewelry, fashion accessories for men and women, personal and beauty products, and more.
Kelowna is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded tm̓xʷúlaʔxʷ (land) of the syilx/Okanagan people who have resided here since time immemorial