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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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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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