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NYC Easter Hat Promenade


Oh Honey! – here is a link to a New York Times video about the 2010 annual New York City Easter Promenade on Fifth Avenue!

And more photos on


April 9, 2010 at 9:55 am Leave a comment

Charming Hats in Chicago (CHIC) dinner to be held April 21st

CHIC is a group of glamorous hat afficandos meeting monthly in Chicago for dinner.  The next dinner will be 4/21/2010 in Greek Town. Dinners are usually held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month and range from 12 to 40 people wearing an assortment of the finest millinery creations.  The photo is of a past dinner at the Pump Room, a classic Chicago landmark.  If you would like to attend this or future CHIC events, please contact me.

April 8, 2010 at 6:00 am Leave a comment

Headfirst by milliner Sylvia Fletcher arrives in bookstores 5/16/2010

“Product Description:  Sylvia Fletcher is one of London’s leading milliners. Her collections can be found exclusively at Royal Warrant Holders James Lock & Co, St James Street, London. Her distinctive and stylish hats are worn by many celebrities and members of the Royal Family. Throughout her career her creations have complemented the collections of Paul Costelloe, Stella McCartney, Bruce Oldfield, Prada, Anna Valentine, and many more and have appeared regularly in the fashion press, including Cosmopolitan, Tatler and Vogue.” ISBN-13: 978-1904562115

From City Girl Hats – I can hardly wait to get this book!  Stay tuned as I will have a book review soon of this one and I am planning a list of reference books about millinery.  I have nearly every one ever printed.

April 7, 2010 at 6:00 am Leave a comment

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party at the Dallas Arboretum 4/22/2010

Upcoming event  4/22/2010 DALLAS – Mad Hatter’s Tea Party at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is a wonderful hat spectacular to raise funds for the gardens.  Friends are attending this year and I hope to have some photos later.  Below are photos from a past MHTP event:  1. Eric Javits, milliner (, fits a client.  2. One of my clients in pink and feathers. 3. Guest and I enjoy a glass of champagne. 4. Me in my prize winning “hat box” hat.

April 5, 2010 at 6:00 am Leave a comment

City Girl Hats

Welcome to City Girl Hats! I love wearing hats and promote the wearing and appreciation of both new and vintage creations.  Easter Sunday is the perfect day to start a blog about hats but do you think any of us remembered to bring the camera!  I have a collection of about 250 vintage hats which can be seen at  Feel free to join the flickr group and share your photos of vintage hats.

See hats I have made at

Let me know if there are upcoming hat wearing events in your area.

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April 4, 2010 at 6:00 am Leave a comment


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