Archive | August, 2010

Cream portrait hat

A lovely woven hat that looks delicate but can be packed in your suitcase for beach or shopping.  This chapeau could be worn for a wedding or tea; the detachable cream flower is adorned with feathers. It’s centered with a vintage mother of pearl cuff-link and a beautiful lily-shaped brass flower and pearl vintage jewel. […]

Grand Opening!

Click on a photo above to see a larger version. Here are a few examples of my current chapeaux. I have dozens more, in varying styles and colors.   Most ribbons and floral sprays are interchangeable (meaning you can wear the hat plain or gussied up, your choice), and every hat has a vintage component […]

Navy vintage lacquered straw boater

Vintage navy lacquered straw (Summer 2010 Collection) A chic and dashing vintage boater with a wired brim; the straw has been lacquered in a shiny navy color.  Navy and white polka-dot French wired ribbon is removable. The flower spray is detachable, and features vintage lily-of-the-valley and feathers and a striking vintage gold tone, mother-of-pearl and […]

Black and gold sun hat

(Summer 2010 collection) This packable woven portrait hat works for any occasion; wear it as is for elegant events or lunch and shopping;  remove the beautiful Austrian embroidered ribbon and flower spray and take advantage of the generous four-inch brim for sun protection at the beach or in the garden; put your own ribbon or […]