Sara Lowes, the creative passion behind Animalesque, is responsible for designing and handcrafting every piece. This bespoke collection of headdresses has been made exclusively for the Royal Opera House, re-creating the magic and romance of classical ballets such as Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Each headdress combines Sara’s own accessories with fabric from the Royal Opera House costume archive, capturing the essence of the onstage performance forever.
Odile, the Black Swan in Swan Lake is one of the most striking characters in the ballet and now you can experience the dazzling allure and cunning beauty for yourself. A real collector’s piece, the headdress fuses together different textures and materials to inspire and enchant your senses in every possible way.