Lola is a Winner

My little fascinator Lola was chosen by Hollins Alumni Magazine in the Enterprising Alumni section. It was such a treat to see Lola being worn by Hollins student Albana Moreyna. She really brings the headpiece to life. A funny little story about Lola. I had designed it a year ago and just kept it around…

Garden Hats

For those of us who spend any time outside in the garden, a simple garden hat is essential. The sun that we get everyday on short visits outside (a half hour here and there), is what really adds up over time in terms of skin damage. Also, keeping a hat on insures that the money…

Hats for Weddings Guests

Ladies have always worn hats to weddings, especially summer garden weddings when protecting oneself from the sun is an issue. However since the Royal Wedding back in April, wearing hats at weddings have become even more popular. What I am noticing is that many more ladies are embracing fascinators and saucer hats as wedding accessories.…

What is a Saucer Hat?

Saucer hats have come to the forefront in millinery lately. Just what is a Saucer hat? Well, it is a hat that looks like a saucer or small plate. It’s about the size of a plate, rather flat in nature and almost always worn on the side on the side of the head. It gives…

Hats vs. Fascinators

Picking a hat vs. a fascinator Fascinator Pros 1. They are smaller and some say easier to wear as they are worn on a headband or comb. Definitely easier to pack for an event. 2. If they get wet, generally fascinators don’t get ruined. 3. Generally less expensive to purchase. 4. Fun, flirty and a…