We all love Top Hats. I have been wanting to work on them for quite awhile. In my opinion, they have timeless and elegant appeal while being vintage in style. Top hats are supposed to be “hot” this year due to Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming “Australia”. The film will feature Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman.
In designing top hats, I wanted to keep them classic, but also add something fun and unexpected. I decided upon a feather ribbon trim for a simple look.
Then again, I always am a fan of understated Hollywood elegance. You can’t go wrong with a simple black satin ribbon and bow. Black satin goes with everything, albeit a little black dress or even jeans.
The top hats have been exciting to design. It felt good to get those “creative juices” going again!
By: Polly Singer