Wearing a hat versus not wearing a hat is the difference between looking adequate and looking your best. (Martha Sliter) Nothing can make you feel your best like a great hat, it makes me sad to think that so few people wear hats today. In the 40s and 50s most people wore hats everyday, but(…)
How to Wear 1940s Hats
There’s a real soft-spot in my heart for 1940s fashions. Perhaps it’s because I grew up seeing the big shoulder pads and nipped in waists of the of the 80s and thinking it was all oh so glamorous, and later I realised how one decade was an echo of the other. Both embraced similar trends:(…)
The many hats of 1920s criminals
I found these photos of 1920s criminals absolutely fascinating, partly because I think mug-shots make for really interesting candid photographs, but also because of the variety of different hats worn by the men in these photos. They were all taken in Calgary in 1920. What do you think they were arrested for? Number 6088 definitely(…)
Two very chic racegoers, I’m guessing from the fashions that this was taken in the 1930s. If this were today they’d be looking at their mobile phones instead of racing slips!