Whimsies

I have had many people approach me about designing “whimsies”. What are whimsies? They are delicate, romantic little headpieces consisting mostly of millinery veiling. They are light and most often associated with the 1950’s fashion. As always, the fashion wheel turns and many ladies are asking about this hat. They are hard to find in…

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Meeting a Muse

It was said that Isabella Blow was Phillip Treacy’s muse. She wore the most stunning hats and had the style to carry off the wildest of designs. Blow helped discover Treacy and introduced his designs to the fashionable. I too have my own muse of sorts and her name is Caroline. Caroline and I met…

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Hats are Back in Vogue!

While thumbing through the pages of the August Vogue Magazine and checking out all their great new designer fashions, I noticed something interesting.  There are hats galore!  Vogue is one of the most prominent fashion magazines in the world.  The famous US Vogue Editor Anna Wintour, is well known for her passionate and elite knowlege and…

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The Travers Stakes

Ever since 1864, the Saratoga Race Course has held the Travers Stakes Race.  This race is the oldest major thoroghbred race in the United States.  The race spawned from a successful meeting that was held at the Horse Haven.  John Morrissey, boxing champ and US congressman, was so thrilled be the success of the meeting…

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Learning From the Best

Some of you may know a little about me from the blogs I write for Polly.  My name is Anne and I have been interning with Polly for about a year.  I am currently a senior at the University of Kentucky.  I am majoring in Integrated Strategic Communications, which is a communications degree specialized in…

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