Category Archives: Hats

VPOD: Vintage Pierre Cardin Hat


vintage pierre cardin wool felt hat

It’s National Hat Day!

Don your finest or grab this perky Pierre Cardin
and designate your own hat day
any ol’ day you choose.

Available at 1st Dibs.

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VPOD: Vintage 1960s Italian Sunglass Hat


vintage 1960s Italian Sunglass Hat

Available at Maire McLeod.

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VPOD: Vintage 1950s Hair Crown and Thinking Big


vintage 1950s hair crown

We’ve all heard the expression “Put on your Thinking Cap” but do you actually have one?

A Thinking Cap, I mean. And preferably, a vintage one.

No? Then it’s time to get one!

I think we all need a very special Thinking Cap to sit down and set our goals for 2012.

You don’t need it for your SMART goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timely). You can write…

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VPOD: Vintage Schiaparelli Straw Hat


vintage schiaparelli straw hat

And they’re off!

In a few hours, twenty thoroughbreds will race around the track at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky in what is billed as the most exciting two minutes in sports. But it’s also an exciting two minutes for fashion because wearing a fashionable hat is one of the Kentucky Derby’s most notable traditions.

If you enjoyed seeing all the fantastic (and sometimes outrageous) millinery at…

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VPOD: Vintage Bes Ben Hat and the Easter Parade


vintage bes ben hat

easter parade nyc 1900

NYC Easter Parade 1900

“In your Easter Bonnet, with all the frills upon it,
You’ll be the grandest gal at the Easter Parade.”
–Irving Berlin, 1948, “Easter Parade”

Yes, Virginia, not only is there a Santa Claus but there is an actual, real, honest-to-goodness Easter Parade, too.

The original event took place in NYC in the 1870s with marchers sporting their spring frocks and bonnets for one block between two…

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