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ABOUT ELIANE SARAH
WWW.ELIANESARAH.COM is the creation of me, the talented London based designer Eliane Lax (yep, there’s a reason why I don’t use my surname).
I design hats, headpieces, bridal pieces, hairbands, other soft accessories, home soft accessories and textiles.
That's me in the picture wearing one of my faux leather plaited hairbands. You can find it here.
A few things about me
Born and bred in London, UK.
At school, I would always doodle on my books. I still doodle on everything…
I inherited my artistic talent from my grandfather. I may possibly be his only grandchild to have been given this talent. It means a lot to me: My grandfather – a holocaust survivor – survived because he was an artist, because he had the ability to draw and paint. From the day I realised this was something quite significant, I made a vow to use my talent so it wouldn’t be forgotten.
I love colour! Any colour, bright, pastel, metallic… I will find a way to make it work together.
After designing my first millinery collection, a journalist described me as ‘precociously talented’. It’s not often that precocious is so positive and I have tried to live up to it!
I’m extremely proud to be living in Britain, with such a rich heritage of craft and industry. The majority of materials I use are carefully sourced in the UK, and preserving the art and production of British Design.
I let everything inspire me. Something as mundane as cracks in a concrete slab can turn into a series of folds or pleats in a fabric. Or the colours of autumn leaves will become next years winter collection colours, or a red grapefruit in a purple bowl.
Forever growing and learning new things.
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