Anél Heyman is an award-winning milliner based in Brisbane, Australia. She has a love of learning new skills and pushing herself to embrace new techniques that extend her abilities to create exquisite headwear. She gets excited to work with new fabrics and materials as well as using old skills and techniques and making them her own. Anél finds a lot of inspiration in nature and enjoys bringing it into her designs. She aims to make everyone who wears her works of art feel beautiful by taking their outfits to the next level with the flourish of a sophisticated, handmade headpiece that makes them ‘head’ out with confidence.
Materials: Parasisol, biottes, veil, cotton lined wire, silk organza, metal comb.
Techniques: Blocking straw, shaping feathers, wiring, shaping wire, sewing, stitching, binding.