Archive | September, 2010

Two-fer. Hat AND fascinator! woot

Check out how cute this is.  I am tempted to keep it for my own damn self.  It’s a gorgeous black straw Mr. Richard rounded pillbox that I’ve pushed down and tilted to make it look more like a cloche. You can wear just the headband, too, see: It’s made with a vintage silk flower […]

Menswear with a shot of glamour.

This tan-ish grey-ish plaid-ish fedora would go with just about anything in a fall or winter wardrobe. A subtle metallic gleam catches the light every now and then. There is a gorgeous vintage silvertone wave brooch instead of a buckle that keeps this hat firmly on the classic side of the current “stingy brim” fedora […]

Pink. Fluffy. Angora. Sparkles. What’s not to like?

You had me at pink. I hand-dyed this angora bucket hat to make it even pinker. It is so warm and fuzzy, and the pretty icy pine spray (removeable) is making me wish for snow. A LITTLE bit of snow…you know, the kind of fluffy Charlie Brown snow that shovels easily and sparkles in the […]

Camel herringbone newsboy with spray

Ooo, I just LOVE this style of hat. It works on men or women, looks great forwards or backwards OR with a sassy side tilt! I always remember Robert Redford in The Great Gatsby wearing a hat like this (without the spray of course!); the newsboy cap is all over the fall collections as an […]

Vintage hat score!

So excited!  Just bought 26 (26!) vintage chapeaux to make over and deconstruct for fall and winter goodness! I had a blast at Otra Vez (a local vintage shop) digging through the extensive collection of amusing, chic and unusual hats from as early as the late 1800s (Edwardian era) and came home with a huge […]