Millinery has such a long and glorious tradition, and sadly, is a dying art. Let us resuscitate it, darlings! Don a cap of some sort this autumn!
At left: Milliner Albertus Swanepoel and model Caroline Trentini in Vogue.
The quintessential millinery tome.
James Coviello; this and next via nymag.com
Banana Republic fedora, via nytimes.com.
CC stuck a feather (or three) in her cap! Fedora from Urban Outiftters.
This and next via elle.uk.com.
Natalia, courtesy Fellow Fashionista Fashion Moment.
Irina, courtesy vintagetraffic.blogspot.com.
Serge Leblon photo, via fotodecadent.com.
Fashion flashback: The Art of Expensive Hats, illustration from The New York Times, 1908.
Vogue U.K., May 2008.
Arturo Elena drawing courtesy Fellow Fashionista Nemerae of So Trendy!
Ciara wearing a Noel Stewart Millinery headpiece in Elle.
Cyber Cabaret Fashion courtesy Fellow Fashionista Fashion Moment.
Chapeau Claudette mini top hat with detachable mesh veil, at pixiemarket.com.
Claudia Schulz Coco hat, at supermarkethq.com.
Ellen Christine Couture Millinery.
CC’s List of Magnificent Milliners; links provided where possible:
Cha Cha's House of Ill Repute
Also, be sure to check out Fellow Fashionista Anya’s blog, Couture Millinery Atelier.
Who is your favorite milliner, darling?
P.S. Don’t forget: today is the last day to enter CC’s Flora Bond $75 Gift Voucher Giveaway!
P.P.S. If you have a moment, do pop over to Fellow Fashionista Sonia's blog Etrapar to see the outfit she created for CC!