Elena Shvab is a London-based milliner and textile designer of Russian-Israeli heritage. Taking inspiration from nature, history, contemporary art and modern culture, she works with bold shapes and experimental textile techniques to create dramatic silhouettes.
Elena Shvab has received an Honorary Award at The International Hat Design Competition, China. Her work to date has appeared in numerous publications such as HatAlk e-magazine, Tatler, The Guardian, The Hat Magazine, Tantalum, A2Z, Ellements and her millinery creations can be spotted at major events like the Royal Ascot and the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
An experienced millinery tutor, Elena also offers hat-making workshops and private millinery tuition in her London studio and online. She teaches both traditional and modern hat making and shares helpful technique videos on the Elena Shvab Millinery YouTube Channel.