MariaFelea

Ethereal hair adornments, Vintage style bridal headwear

Paris, France | 179 Sales

MariaFelea

Ethereal hair adornments, Vintage style bridal headwear

Paris, France 179 Sales On Etsy since 2015

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About

From dreamy silk hair flowers and birdcage veils, to poetic crowns dipped in gold, Maria Felea accessories combine modern aesthetics with a hint of vintage nostalgia.

ABOUT THE BRAND

Can an accessory reflect your uniqueness and inner-beauty?
I am a strong believer in the fact that what you wear is a reflection of yourself.
And by extension, a hair adornment is a small piece of art that reflects on the outside, the way you feel on the inside, your essence, femininity, uniqueness and inner-beauty.
That's why the accessories I create aspire to be an expression of femininity, a celebration of it and a way for you to wear your emotions. Because when you choose to do that, I feel it as an act of self-love and authenticity. And that's exactly what I want to help you embody.

From dreamy silk hair flowers and birdcage veils, to poetic crowns dipped in gold, Maria Felea accessories combine modern aesthetics with a hint of vintage nostalgia.

All headpieces and veils are handmade in my Paris based studio, using premium quality materials. I value excellence and fine craftsmanship and in the creation process, one of the brands core value remains the well being of animals. With these principles in mind, I choose only premium natural materials, avoiding leather and fur. I do use in exchange substitutes for them like vegan or faux leather , as well as fine silks, delicate french laces, embroideries, Swarovski crystals or pearls and vintage millinery findings.

So, whether you are preparing to say "yes" to that special love in your life, are attending an event or you simply want to celebrate your beautiful, authentical self, you're in the right place. I'm here to help you find the accessory that best completes your personality and underlines your natural interior beauty.

MEET THE DESIGNER
Hi, I'm Maria, the creative behind the Maria Felea brand.
Let me share with you a little bit about myself and how I entered into this beautiful world of millinery.
I grew up as a very tactile oriented child, always exploring the world around me through it, from touching trees, the air, the water, to making statues out of mud and crowns out of wild flowers.
I truly enjoyed the process of creating something with my hands, taking a chunk of clay or a piece of wood and telling a story with it.
As I grew up, my educational and professional path became less design oriented, obtaining a degree in Literature.
Although I loved using words to share my stories, my biggest passion remained the art of telling stories with my hands.
And so, in 2010 I stepped into the world of jewelry making, only for a few years later to discover the magical universe of delicate lace and silk hair flowers, also known as millinery.
I am a self taught artist and in a world of mass production, I strive to create accessories that are unique and authentique, little pieces of wearable art that through time, become precious heirlooms and constant reminders of your inner beauty and uniqueness.

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit and I am delighted to connect with you!

You can also find me online at: www.mariafelea.com
or for a peek behind the scenes at: www.instagram.com/mariafelea

GIVING BACK
With every product you purchase, you support someone in need.
I belive that you build the world you want to live in!
With that in mind, I started a collaboration with a number of nonprofit organizations to which I donate through rotation, a percentage of the sales. So when you acquire a Maria Felea accessory to celebrate self-love and inner beauty, you actually offer love and beauty to the world.
Together, here's how we bring change into the world:
-Through Kiva we support people looking to create a better future for themselves, their families and their communities, by starting or growing a business, going to school or realizing their potential.
- with Treedom and Planteaza in Romania, we plant trees to help restore Mother Nature
-with Four Paws International, we help create a world where humans treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 26, 2017
From dreamy silk hair flowers and birdcage veils, to poetic crowns dipped in gold, Maria Felea accessories combine modern aesthetics with a hint of vintage nostalgia.

Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Apple Pay
  • Klarna
  • Sofort
  • Ideal
  • Paypal
  • GiftcardAccepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
  • Check
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
I'm very careful on avoiding disappointments or misunderstandings by trying to describe and portray my accessories very accurately.
But if for some reason you are not completely satisfied, please don't hesitate to contact me and I will make my best to arrange any situation.
The return policy lasts for 14 days

Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery

How does it work? After notifying me by email within 3 days of receiving the item and discussing together the situation, I will ask you to send the product back, using a trackable mail service .
Once it is back I will issue the refund or exchange the product if you wish.
The accessory should be shipped back in its original packaging, not used and in the same condition (no makeup stains on it)

The return shipping fees are not refundable.
Items that are lost in transit will only be refunded or replaced if you select the registered mail option, which is insured and has a tracking number.

Please note that returns/exchanges are NOT available for the following:
-custom made accessories or specially requested colors
-any item not in its original condition, used, damaged or missing parts for reasons not due to my error
-any item that is returned more than 14 days after delivery
Kindly double check that the items you wish to return do not fall under this list.
Shipping
All items posted in the shop are made to order and will ship out in an estimated 5–7 days after purchase.

The standard time frame for custom made items is 2-3 weeks. Also, if a design is complex or requires specially ordered materials, I may require more than 3 weeks to complete the piece, but I will always give you an accurate time before moving forward with payment.
Packages are shipped from France with a tracking number via France Postal Service but express shipping is available as well if needed sooner.
Please contact me for more informations about the price and time frame for express shipping, as it varies depending on your location.
For the French postal service the shipping time in Europe is about 5-8 days and for U.S, Canada, Japan or other countries might take up to 2 weeks.

RUSH ORDERS
If your timing requires a tighter deadline, I would be happy to rush your order. An additional small fee, depending on the complexity and labor of the design, might be added during the busy period of the wedding season.(june-august)
Please contact me for further details!
Additional policies and FAQs
CUSTOM DESIGNS

I love being inspired by my clients visions and welcome requests for custom designs.
Just send me a message and I'll do my best to bring your ideas to life.

Details:
-Time frame: 2-3 weeks
-Can you use lace/fabric from my dress or a heirloom to make my accessory? Absolutely! Just send me a picture of the fabric or heirloom you have available, and I'll be more then happy to try and make it work.
-How long will it take to receive my custom piece? The standard time frame for custom items is 2-3 weeks. However, if your timing requires a tighter deadline, I would be happy to rush your order for an additional small fee depending on the complexity and labor of the design. , Also, if a design is complex or requires specially ordered materials, I may require more than 3 weeks to complete the piece, but I will always give you an accurate time before moving forward with payment

ADITIONAL INFORMATIONS:

In many ceremonies, it is traditional for the bride to walk down the isle on the left, so most pieces are designed with the embellishments on the left side. If you need your piece designed for the right, please make a note at checkout.
all items are hand crafted , so please allow room for small variations

For any additional questions, don't hesitate to contact me via etsy or at contact [!at] mariafelea.com

You can also find me online at:
WWW.MARIAFELEA.COM
or to peek behind the scenes you can follow me on:
INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/mariafelea hastag : #mariafelea
FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/mariafelea.accessories

It bring so much joy into my day when I see you sharing your moments with me. To share your photos , you can either send me your favourite pictures via etsy messaging, or via instagram with the tag @mariafelea or #mariafelea

More information

Last updated on Aug 14, 2017
Frequently asked questions
Custom and personalized orders

I love being inspired by my clients visions and welcome requests for custom designs.
Just send me a message and I'll do my best to bring your ideas to life.

Details:
-Time frame: 2-3 weeks
-Can you use lace/fabric from my dress or a heirloom to make my accessory? Absolutely! Just send me a picture of the fabric or heirloom you have available, and I'll be more then happy to try and make it work.
-How long will it take to receive my custom piece? The standard time frame for custom items is 2-3 weeks. However, if your timing requires a tighter deadline, I would be happy to rush your order for an additional small fee depending on the complexity and labor of the design. , Also, if a design is complex or requires specially ordered materials, I

Shipping

This item is made to order and will ship out in an estimated 5–7 days after purchase.
Rush orders or express shipping are available if needed sooner, please read the shop policies or contact me for further details!

Gift wrapping and packaging

Your hair accessories will come delicately wrapped in tissue paper and safely packed in beautiful ivory boxes, with durable walls to keep your pieces protected.
EXCEPTION: items that are oversized will come in a sturdy white box with high walls.

ADD A PERSONALIZED NOTE
If the accessory is a gift and you'd like to attach a note to it, don't hesitate to contact me, I'd me more then happy to add a handwriten little note.

Care instructions

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR ACCESSORY?

If you take care of them, you will be able to enjoy your accessories for a long time.
When you buy a tulle of birdcage veil, you can take it out from the gift box and hang it or set it on a flat open surface for a few days, to release the wrinkles. You can as well steam it or iron it if you wish, but always use the lowest setting or place a cotton fabric between the veil and the iron for protection, as the heat can damage the veil.
For flowers and feather fascinators, please keep them away from high humidity and after use, store them in a closed box, to avoid dust accumulation.
As for the metal headpieces, try to handle with care and not bend them back and forth too many times, avoid any contact with hair

Wholesale availability

Are you a retailer interested in carrying my pieces?
I would be happy to to collaborate with you.
Please contact me at: contact@mariafelea.com to discuss further details!