Sunday, May 17, 2009
'In a woman's ensemble, the hat was not simply an accessory but an essential element to her total look'...
1950’s Fuschia Cocktail Hat by CalloohCallay and Louise Brooks for the 1929 film ‘The Canary Murder Case’.
1950’s Vintage swim bathing cap by Kleinerts can be found at Mahalea
and 1936 Camel cigarettes ‘Girl in pool’ by Nickolas Muray.
The Beaux, a Victorian Top Hat In Velvet by TopsyTurvyDesign and Illustration of Victorian Mourning Hat by Sam of MatouenPeluche.
1920’s inspired Olive and Brown Cloche hat, by YellowField7 and 1920’s Flappers courtesy of Discover Black Heritage.
1930’s Summer hat by ‘Reggi of Wilshire, Paris, New York’ can be found at Archivia and 1945 Vogue photograph by John Rawlings, courtesy of My Vintage Vogue.
1920’s inspired Gray Blue Linen with Vintage Red Buckle Cloche, by BonniesKnitting and Norma Shearer, 1926 courtesy of My Vintage Vogue.
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A song to help set the mood: ‘I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter’ by Fats Waller and His Rhythm. Please visit *HERE* to download or just play. It's an amazing song that I was first introduced to by my friend Michiko. Thank you Michiko! Those lyrics...*sigh*