here’s a story in every shoes, celebrating part of who we are.
In 2011, then-chemical engineer Nelissa Hilman decided to pursue shoemaking at the POLIMODA Fashion Institute in Florence, Italy. The opportunity opened her world to the immense world of art and fashion. Combining her passion for science and arts, she established her namesake footwear label, Nelissa Hilman in 2012.
Nelissa Hilman design shoes that celebrate women. Dedicated to creating the perfect pair, emphasis is given on updated-classic design with distinctive youthfulness, comfort, sustainable material and craftsmanship. Each pair of Nelissa Hilman is handcrafted to revitalize the heritage of Malaysia shoemaking industry.
Distinctive features such as the classic single-sole pump and loafer flats have led to the evolution of their signature shapes and brand image. Since its inception, Nelissa Hilman has actively collaborated with local and international fashion designers, visual artists and design studios.
Nelissa Hilman is currently stocked in independent boutiques and departmental stores in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.