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…

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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…

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Hats In “The Duchess”

“Men have many ways to express themselves. We only have our hats and dresses” – Keira Knightley as the Duchess of Devonshire in “The Duchess” Last night, I went with a group of friends to see “The Duchess”. The new movie features Keira Knightley as the Duchess of Devonshire, a direct ancestor of Lady Diana…

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