Category Archives: Vintage Hat

Going, Going, GONE: eBay Vintage Clothing Finds


Check out these fab eBay vintage clothing and accessory auctions ending in the next five days including items by Whiting & Davis, Vera, Gucci, Geoffrey Beene, Courreges and Alaia. Be sure not to miss the vintage Schiaparelli asymmetric fascinator (perfect for a bride!), the stunning vintage 1980s French crocodile handbag and hip 1970s Castelbajac hooded blanket coat.

vintage 1980s french crocodile handbagvintage 1940s lilli ann suitvintge 1960s bill blass for bond street paisley coatvintage 1970s de castelbajac hooded blanket coat

vintage 1920s assuit shawledwardian irish crochet lace jacketvintage whiting and davis lighthouse mesh handbagvintage1970s geoffrey beene boutique dress

vintage hermes silk scarfvintage 1960s pucci velvet skirtvintage 1960s beaded dressvintage 1970s pleated angel sleeve evening maxi

vintage pair bakelite dress clipsvintage schiaparelli asymmetric fascinator bridal hatvintage 1980s alaia leather jacketvintage vera shirt and pants set

vintage pair courreges scarvesvintage louis vuitton shoulder bagvintage 1960s chinchilla trim peacoatvintage 1950s party dress

vintage mid-century mink trim coatvintage christian dior hatvintage st john 3-piece suitvintage gucci suede knit hooded jacket and skirt

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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 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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VPOD: Vintage 1940s Wool Felt Hat


vintage 1940s wool felt hat

Moira McDonald, Seattle Times Movie Critic, recently interviewed Jenny Beavan, costume designer for The King’s Speech and nine-time Academy Award nominee. In the interview, Beavan shared many insights into the use of vintage clothing in films, but I was most struck by her comments about how hats extended the film’s limited budget. She said:

“We couldn’t afford huge amounts of different outfits, but changing the hat…

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