Nelissa Hilman | About Us

There’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 designs shoes that celebrate women. Dedicated to creating the perfect pair, emphasis is given on the classic design with distinctive youthfulness, comfort, sustainable material and craftsmanship. Each pair of Nelissa Hilman is handcrafted to revitalize the heritage of the Malaysian shoemaking industry.

Since its inception, Nelissa Hilman has actively collaborated with local and international fashion designers, visual artists and design studios.

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