What is a Slouch Hat?

A Slouch Hat is often associated with Greta Garbo who wore it in  A Woman of Affairs (1928) The hat is based on a slightly larger than a Cloche of the 1920’s, it is worn slanted at an angle and pulled down over the forehead. ( The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Fashion and Fashion…

Kate Wears Custom Hat for Zara Phillips’s Wedding

The Duchess of Cambridge Catherine splurged on a custom made hat for Prince William’s Cousins Wedding . She rocked a Cream colored Collette Dinnigan French Lace Dress and a Day Birger Et Mikkelsen Brocade with a Brand New Bespoke hat by British Milliner Gina Foster. Check out the hat below. It retails for about $675. 

Behind the Hat..Phillip Treacy

  WSJ online has a wonderful article that covers the man who makes all of those fabulous royal fascinators and hats that we have recently been seeing in the fashion news out of England. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303657404576363243392478446.html

From the Royals at the Derby…All about the Hats

The hats are definitely statements for the people in England! To check out the the full selection of hats worn by the royal’s this past weekend click on the yahoo article listed below. http://shine.yahoo.com/event/summerbeauty/princess-beatrices-wacky-new-hat-and-other-royal-head-pieces-at-the-derby-2493727/#photoViewer=1  

Who is Philip Treacy?

Philip Treacy was born on May 26th, 1967. He studied journalism at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin. He designed hats for lines such as Alexander McQueen, Givenchy, and Chanel. He has been awarded the title on five occasions in the 1990’s as the British Accessory  Designer of the Year at the…

What is a deerstalker…

A deerstalker is a men’s traditional tweed hunting cap. It typically has back and front peaks, and some versions have ear-flaps. The deerstalker became popular with women in the 20th century. The hat however is typically associated with Sherlock Holmes. Source- The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Fashion and Fashion Designers.

The fascinators of things…A Middleton trend

Kate Middleton has made a long time fashionable trend more current in the recent months. Middleton has been seen all over the place wearing unique hats which are called fascinators. Their is a wide selection of these on Etsy.com. Check out RachelWykesMilliner store on Etsy. She is straight out of London, and has a great collection of…

Get to know ArturoRios on Etsy.com

Love these hats! They are completely one of a kind and unique pieces of work. For more information on Arturo click on the link below. http://www.etsy.com/people/ArturoRios?ref=ls_profile#