The Queen of England and Duchess Catherine. What could they possibly have to talk about? Do you think Kate is all, “Oh, I just love the smell of begonias in spring” and the Queen is all, “Stuff it, bird?” I sure hope so. Your best guess in the comments, please.
Cloche hats are a fancy alternative to your typical winter knit hat wear, and we think they should be considered more often. After all, where knit hats make your head look like the equivalent of a squishy ball, these cloche hats really class things up a bit and dare we say, make you look like a lady. So ladypants, get on the cloche caboose and check out these 10 cute options.
No Steve, it’s not because you never take your knit hat off and your hair smells like a combination of bacon grease and stale popcorn. No, it’s that you thought the perfect knit hat accoutrement would be another, tinier knit hat – for your ears. I would try using something like logic on you — but as stated above, such things won’t really work in this scenario. So that’s why we’re breaking up. I expect my knitting needles back ASAP. Thanks.
I could look at alpacas all day, because I consider alpacas, just like corgi dogs, to be Nature’s Comedy. Like, HOW DID THE UNIVERSE COME UP WITH SUCH A FUNNY, WEIRD THING? Apparently the folks at Yestadt Millinery agree. They took some of their hats to Raspberry Hill Alpaca Farm and tried to get the alpacas to wear them, but no dice. Because hello, they’re alpacas, not hat-wearing fools. [Buzzfeed]
As a hat lover since the day I was born, I’d like to give a heartfelt thank you to the fedora for reacquainting women with hats. The fedora has gone way past trend to become a fashion staple, and now I’d like to introduce you to the felt floppy hat. Glamour girls–you know, those who like to be seen lounging by the pool, not in it–are rather acquainted with the felt floppy hat’s cousin, the big straw floppy hat. But I can attest that the felt hat is much easier to wear than the straw one. I mean, hats are expected in the colder months and don’t seem as forced as in the summer. Also, few items can bridge the divide between the boho-chic look and the edgy-downtown vibe like the felt floppy hat. To prove this point, I put together one day and one night look where the felt floppy hat was the foundation. To work the downtown-bohemian look, contrast sleek, fitted fabrics with more plush ones and top the body-conscious outfit with a looser piece of outerwear. The result is a luxe and chic head-to-toe look that will have the style hawks flocking.
Lady Gaga: milliner extraordinaire? Apparently, our favorite Big Monster has signed on for an internship with Philip Treacy, the man behind Princess Beatrice’s famous fascinator and Carrie Bradshaw’s feathered wedding piece. “She plans to [do an internship with me]. She’s already visited me,” Treacy explained. “This is what happened: One Monday morning, four burly bodyguards arrived — Lady Gaga’s security team — to check out the security of the building. I looked at them as if to say, ‘What?! Who is going to take a pot shot at Lady Gaga?’ Anyway, she is young, talented and peculiar — which I like.” Keep reading »