L’ Ange Boheme

edinburgh, united kingdom

Evergreen- The Secret of Youth

Evergreen- The Secret Of Youth from The Couture Velvet Collection: Truly original and one of a kind millinery headpiece, handmade in its entirety- a work of pure whimsy and imagination, utilising innovative new millinery techniques. ‘Evergreen’ is a beautiful millinery halo style piece. The base is hand blocked and covered with a plush deep forest green velvet with matching braid. It is adorned with a floating halo of hand cut and embossed matching green velvet, brass and dark green leather leaves and buds with forest green feather fringe centres. How to wear: Head turning headband style millinery halo that attaches with millinery elastic. Great for Ladies Day at Royal Ascot or the Cheltenham Cup. Dare to be different, this piece is sure to get you noticed. Only for women who want to command the room. Style Notes: Innovative, daring and different with a timeless charm. ‘Evergreen’ is best worn with something plain and simple in a matching green. Let it do the talking. Perfect for weddings and the races if you want something a little unique and different. This headband style looks great with hair up or down. My Process: I pride myself on using traditional, artisanal millinery techniques in my hat making, as well as pioneering some of my own. The majority of my hats and headpieces are one-off designs. I block and make my own hats and Fascinator bases; make all my own millinery flowers using raw silk, velvet or leather and hot tools and all embroidery and beading is done by hand. Packaging: All hats will be sent in their own complimentary hat box, so you can treasure your piece and keep it in top condition.
Colour: Green
Material: Velvet
Occasion: Special Occasion
Season: All seasons
Size: One Size
Style: Halo Hats
Target market: Women
Weight (g): 150
  • Welcome to L’Ange Boheme Couture Millinery, (Formerly, Angels & Insects Edinburgh). Home of one-off, bridal and occasion hats and headpieces with a distinctly vintage, yet fashion forward edge. 

    Perfect for bridal, weddings & the races, for women who like to be unique and stand out from the crowd.


    L’ Ange Boheme, Award winning Millinery.

    home of truly unique, one of a kind hats & headpieces.



    L’ Ange Boheme by Sarah MacGregor-Norrie

    I am an award winning, Edinburgh based couture millinery designer and my work has been exhibited in several high profile hat making exhibitions in the UK and abroad.

    I specialise in one-off and bespoke occasion hats and headpieces with a timeless appeal. All of my pieces are designed and created in my home studio in Edinburgh. 

    I specialise in using a combination of traditional couture millinery techniques, such as hat blocking, silk and leather flower making, wire work, couture embroidery and hand beading for a highly unique and distinctive look.

    My hats are all one-off creations and a labour of love. They are made by hand from start to finish and take many hours to complete.

    I began my working life as a textile designer in London and Italy after graduating from The Royal Collage of Art, before moving back to Bonny Scotland to start a family and embark on a career in art education. During a career break, I rekindled my love for making things and discovered I had a flair and passion for millinery. 

    My love affair with hats and hat making was born from a love of old school glamour and the theatricality and flamboyance of fashion, a strong aesthetic sense and an overwhelming desire to create beautiful and timeless pieces, the antithesis of and as an antidote to the mass produced, glue gunned, crinoline hideousness that is the regular high street offering. 

    In short, I couldn’t find a hat I would want to wear. I decided to take matters into my own hands and I haven’t looked back.

    I believe that a hat shouldn’t ever be an afterthought, but rather given equal or even more significance than your outfit- What other piece of attire gives you more of an opportunity to show your unique style and individuality?

    It is my pleasure and privilege to make couture hats and headpieces at an affordable price, for the discerning women that wants something a little different,  that sets her apart from the crowd.



    If you like my work, but don’t see what you are looking for, please message me.

    I happily undertake customer commissions and can consult with you to design your perfect piece.

    Couture hat making is very labour intensive, please allow between 2-3 weeks for your hat to be made, once you have decided on the design.

    Custom designed orders are non returnable.

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