|Does Prince William's new mum-in-law know how to ROCK a hat, or what?|
I've been on a massive hat kick lately. Buying, making, and decorating hats and fascinators has become my new pastime. I now have a gigantic wicker box and an oversized tote bag full of the things. You'd expect the wearing of these confections to be looked at somewhat strangely in Vincennes.
But in Indy? We're on the up-tick toward becoming quite the fashion-zone. And yet I barely even see enough fedoras! And besides, fedoras are EVERYWHERE now. Innovate, y'all! I hereby propose that we need to wear a lot more hats along the way.
My current passion is the bowler. Think of Sally Bowles, maybe Alex from A Clockwork Orange (one creepy fellow, but his sartorial wits were the ONE thing he had in the right place), oh, and this guy:
|A fine affair, indeed. Rawr.|
I've already extolled the joys of a nice, big floppy straw hat in a previous post.
I also really like this new, steampunk-esque take on the classic tophat.
|via Tom Banwell, available on Etsy. (this statement not endorsed by the hatmaker)|
|Found via Antique_Dolly|