Velma’s Millinery and Accessories is a luxury signature handcrafted women’s accessory brand which was established in 2004 by Ghanaian creative visionary and award winning milliner, Velma Owusu-Bempah
The Velma brand is in the business of transforming a good fashion ensemble into a stunning work of art using the complements of head accessory pieces that embodies elegance and class!
Some of the collections under the millinery stream of work include the Birthday collection, Classic & Sophisticated Collections,SS17 –Floral Accents and Bows just to mention a few.
The SS18 – Velma’s Garden, She is a Queen AW18, Intricate Collection in 2019, Gold Coast Queen A/W 19 which paid homage to Gold coast fashion and the women in her family and her latest Spring/Summer “Homemade Recipes”
Over the years, the brand has positioned itself strategically in the fashion industry and has managed to chalk huge milestones.
The brand’s style aesthetic has matured over the years and continues to remain relevant in this dynamic fashion industry by incorporating style with modern technique, exciting materials and pieces.
For women who love to be bold, elegant and have a knack for intricate detail yet comfortable headpieces with fine craftsmanship, Velma’s Accessories is their preferred designer.
It currently operates under three labels which are the Bags and Clutches by Velma, Velma’s Accessories, Hats and Headpieces By Velma.
It is the brand’s dream in the near future to collaborate with international brands such as Christian Dior, Fendi and Gucci. Velma's Accessories ships worldwide and is popular in countries like Nigeria, UK, Australia, Canada, USA, SouthAfrica and Ivory Coast. Velma’s Boutique is located in Osu on the 1st floor of the Sarah’s Fabrics Building in Ghana. Velma’s currently stocks at the ViVa boutique concept store in East Legon and the Lotte African concept store at the airport.
Velma’s Millinery and Accessories was the designers who accessorized the Fashion show held in honor of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall at the Jubilee House in 2018.
The brand was also selected to showcase at the Great Hat Exhibition 2018 organized by Xterrace fashion platform organizers of the London Hat week and has been selected consecutively to represent Ghana at the London Hat Week 2020.
The eccentric Velma headpieces complemented the fashion runway during the 10 year celebration fashion show for Christie Brown’s SS18 Collection “Conscience” in Accra Ghana at the Kempinski Hotel. It also partnered with global African brand, Tiffany Amber on various runways across the world.
Some noteworthy patrons of the brand include the First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, Her Excellency Mrs. Rebecca Akuffo Addo, Her Excellency Mrs. Samira Bawumia, Anita Erskine, Zynell Zuh, Jackie Appiah, Joselyn Dumas, Senator Florence ita Giwa fashion icon from Nigeria , Nicole Parker, Bozoma St.John and Ms.Tina Lawson.
Velma happens to be a member of the British Millinery Association and has been featured in numerous magazines, publications including , Dream Wedding Magazine 2017, Daily Guide Africa, Hbeonlinemag, Agoo Magazine, Pleasures magazine, London runway Magazine Issue 12 , Hat Academy, Hat Talk Magazine, Pleasures Magazine, Glitz Africa, CNN Africa, Suitcase Magazine, Time Out Accra, WWD, FLYafrica Magazine, Vougue Italia and Vogue Germany.