Middle Child is a Geelong-based jewellery brand with designer Lauren Hassett at the helm. With a design career spanning 20 years and with a passion for mid-century style, her creations embody the clean aesthetics of the widely loved era. Custom elements are meticulously composed into unique earrings and necklaces by our wonderful and creative team. Our collection is also plumped with practical and elegant jewellery storage solutions.
We love to manufacture in limited-edition quantities, it means every time you visit you will see something fresh and new, plus it means we can just keep on designing and making gorgeous things, a true win-win. As well as being available to purchase here on our website you can also shop Middle Child wares at around 100 stores across Australia.
meet the team
With a design career spanning 20 years and with a passion for mid-century style, Lauren's work is inspired by her vintage-laden wardrobe and home. Her process is a tactile hand-eye collaboration, a joyful exploration of colour, shape and balance.
Hidden talent - Shaking a great amaretto sour
Fave colour - blush pink
Bright and bubbly, Amy effortlessly makes friends with all our wonderful customers providing an unrivalled customer experience. A life-long crafter, Amy is also a powerhouse jewellery maker.
Hidden talent - Doing the 'worm' on the dance floor
Fave colour - Green
An avid taker of notes and maker of rad graphics, Em is a visual storyteller that has a knack for bringing together Loz’s wandering and sometimes wild ideas. Em also spends time on the production bench handmaking our beautiful wares.
Hidden talent - Dog breed detective
Fave colour - aqua blue.
Where to buy
Middle Child is stocked in around 100 stores across this beautiful country. From gift stores to fashion boutiques and florists Middle Child pops up in the most gorgeous spaces.
want to see us in person?
We don't blame you! Bringing Middle Child to the people is one of our favorite things to do, that's why you'll find us popping up at the best design events across Australia.
the whole(SALE) story
We love wholesaling our range, building relationships with lovely store-owners and putting Middle Child in the company of other amazing products. Find out all the benefits of working with us below.
our federal mills studio
In early 2022 the stars aligned, and we moved into our dream studio space in North Geelong, within the heritage listed Federal Mills. Lauren has long had an affinity with the area, as in times gone by it was a vintage collectors mecca.