Elzette Gustavsson is a South African milliner, specialising in bespoke millinery and accessories.
Pieces can be commissioned for occasion wear or bridal, and are made individually to order. She is known for her distinctive design, eye for detail and love of all things classic and vintage.
She has a certificate in jewellery manufacture, and undertook millinery training in South Africa, as well as in London with milliners such as Rose Cory (milliner to the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother) and Prudence (milliner to designer Vivienne Westwood, Yves Saint Lauren and Lacoste, to name but a few). She also enjoys staying abreast of international trends and frequently furthers her skills abroad.
Occasion - Elzette consults closely with her clients to create a unique piece of headwear to suit any occasion with the result that the piece will be of use to them for years to come.
Bridal - from vintage inspired elegance, to drama and decadence, Elzette creates elegant and flattering headpieces for your special day to express your personality and individuality – choose from sparkling accessories, fairytale veiling and delicate hairpins to feather combs and hats.
Advertising, Media and Collections - whether you require headwear for advertising and media or simply a photo shoot - pieces can be made for film, television, music, events or advertising.
Elzette also enjoys collaborating on projects with other designers and is happy to partner with them on delivering their vision and showcasing their exquisite handiwork.