Fall Hat Month

It’s currently 73 degrees, one can hardly interpret this as a nip in the air, however, it is enough of a drop to remind us that fall is just around the corner. Did you know that September is Fall Hat Month? Rebecca Chamberlain reminds us in a blog on her charming Ladies’ Historical Tea website.…

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A Hat for Tea Time

Working with a limited cache of materials on a tight deadline, a deadline which came on the heels of months of tight deadlines does not make for ideal working conditions. This was the situation when Polly was asked by a magazine stylist to create a hat for a photoshoot. In June, soon after the Kentucky…

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Our New Name:

What’s in a name? Everything it seems. Naming a child, business or even pet is difficult. And when times change, needs change as well. We have done business since 2004 under the name of All You Need Is Love Hats and Veils. Recently, we decided to change to just my name, Polly Singer. We thought…

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Hold on to Your Hat

We adore our hats but one must admit, they’re fair weather friends. Even the most well made hat can be damaged by windy or rainy weather. This became evident in the days following the Kentucky Derby. Polly began receiving questions about reviving hats which, on a blustery Derby Day, had had too much of a…

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Little Black Dress

But when it’s time to be discreet There’s one thing you just can’t beat And that’s a strapless backless classical little black dress Richard Hartley, Shock Treatment Audrey Hepburn knew it, as did Betty Boop and Edith Piaf. Clearly Mme. Gautreau, the subject of John Singer Sargent’s portrait of Madame X knew it; that is,…

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