Derby Tip of the Week

Condsider the footing As any horseman knows, 90% of lameness originates in the foot. For this reason we tend to treat our farriers as visiting royalty . We treat our horses to custom shoes, expertly fitted to the beast and the terrain. Unfortuately, few of us can afford custom footwear for ourselves. Personally, I find…

What are you wearing?

In the last post we explored the challenge of picking the head piece or veil that best suits the bride’s features. Today I’d like to continue with another important consideration; finding a head piece that best suits the bride’s frock. I love the sleek, elegant gowns that are so in vogue. They are often strapless…

Hats of the Rich and Famous

Like perfume, it has to be personal. Good news for hat lovers, and you must be a hat fancier or you wouldn’t be reading this blog; The New York Times has recently published an article recognizing the role headwear plays in the fashion industry. It appears that hats are making a resurgence both on and…

Being a “Green Business”

At Polly Singer Couture Hats & Veils, we always strive to be environmentally aware. All of our office paper is recycled. Our business and note cards are printed on recycled paper. We have eliminated all toxic chemicals in favor of more natural ones. All of our hats and trims are biodegradable. In addition, we do…

More on Top Hats

Nothing now could take the wind out of my sails. Because I’m invited to step out this evening With top hat and white tie and tails. Irving Berlin Royal Ascot, Fred Astaire, riding to hounds, Cabaret, impressarios, John Singer Sargent’s incomparable portrait of Lord Ribbesdale, Willy Wonka, opening night at the opera, Alice’s mad teaparty…