NYC Bastille Day chapeau event in NYC July 14

Fifth Annual Bastille Day Millabout Sunday, July 14, 2013
Meet 12:00 noon at Corner of 60th Street and Lexington Avenue
North Side of the Street. We will be joining the French Institute Alliance Française’s Party. Wear Your Best Chapeau! Open to the Public. eiffelpostcard[1]

July 12, 2013 at 7:46 pm Leave a comment

Audrey in Hats – new book out in July

Audrey
Audrey in Hats is a new book by Jane Marsh and is available on Amazon. Book Description “Audrey Hepburn’s legendary style and grace redefined perceived notions of Hollywood glamour and ushered in an age of sophistication and elegance. Her legacy on screen and in fashion is undisputed and her image has become as synonymous with her fame as her films. This book celebrates Audrey Hepburn wearing a selection of her most beautiful, stylish and outrageous hats – from legendary designs such as Givenchy, Mr. John, Dior, Cecil Beaton and Balenciaga. This exquisite volume features stunning photography and accompanying text from renowned fashion writer, June Marsh.”

July 12, 2013 at 7:35 pm Leave a comment

Louise Green Millinery Trunk Show July 14 at Pasadena Museum of History

Louise Green
The Artists Showcase on July 14, 2013 from 1-4 will be a great chance for you to get a new hat. http://www.pasadenahistory.org/ or

July 11, 2013 at 9:31 pm Leave a comment

Kate in a small white hat for Spring

Queen Elizabeth II Hosts A Garden Party At Buckingham Palace
Nice hat! City Girl is a big fan of small hats. They are easier for storage and travel plus they are much more hat than a fascinator and still frame the face for photographs. If you are wearing a hat, someone is sure to take your picture. Read the full article here:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/22/kate-middleton-garden-party-hat_n_3320534.html

English milliner Jane Corbett makes lovely hats and you can see more of them here—->http://www.janecorbett.co.uk/Home.html
and she has a wordpress blog here—->http://janecorbettmillinery.wordpress.com/

July 10, 2013 at 5:39 pm Leave a comment

Garden Tea Party May 24, 2013 at Julius Meinl Chicago

Garden-Tea-Party[1]

May 21, 2013 at 10:42 pm Leave a comment

“Teach me how to Derby” A first timer’s look at Kentucky Derby 2013

An editor from Sweet Lemon Magazine hits the Derby for the first time. For tips on Derby Survival 101, check it out. http://sweetlemonmag.com/fashion/teach-me-how-to-derby/

May 15, 2013 at 8:23 pm 2 comments

Fifty Hats That Changed the World – Book Review

Fifty HatsFrom Amazon.com: Book Description Published April 2011 “Fifty Hats That Changed the World lists the top 50 hats and headwear that have made a substantial impact in the world of fashion and design today. From Monomakh’s Cap, an early fifteenth century Russian crown to Franc Fernandez’s modern-day 2010 Helmet Headpiece, the book explores the designs that have turned heads over the years and the impact they’ve had on the fashion and design world. About the Author: The Design Museum’s mission is to celebrate, entertain, and inform. It is the world’s leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to graphics, and architecture to industrial design. It is working to place design at the centre of contemporary culture. It demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance. Design is a hugely fertile field of inventive new work, as well as a key component underpinning the modern economy. It provides a means for understanding the contemporary world, and, potentially, for making it a better place.” The small hardback book also includes pages on the cloche, pillbox hat, Victorian bonnet, Philip Treacy and Stephan Jones. A great addition to any collection on fashion.

April 18, 2013 at 6:18 am Leave a comment

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