Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Top Hats

Hats Off to You

We're the first to admit we're not "hat people" (we don't have a hat head and we also don't have room for proper storage), but with the fuss over hats at the Royal Wedding and the Kentucky Derby, we thought we'd throw some up for our readers to check out.

Stripe Bow Boater
Look your Sunday best in the Stripe Bow Boater!
Weather you accent your personal style, top off your Easter Sunday dress, or place all bets on this gorgeous wide brim for Opening Day at the Races, you`ll be feeling fabulous no matter the event!
This wide brim is as sweet as can be with its chocolate brown sewn satin and cool turquoise horsehair.

Plaza Suite New Wave Boater
Betmar`s Plaza Suite is introducing the New Wave Boater in white, navy, and black.
This sophisticated style will have all the other ladies talking about how unique the weave is that creates waves like the sea.
3 1/4" crown.
3 1/4` brim.
Made of: 100% polyester.
Spot clean.
Grosgrain ribbon sweatband.
Self tonal headband & bow.

Carol Carr Margarita Panama Widebrim
Designed by Carol Carr. 
Just a sample of a tantalizing taste of chic sophistication...! 
A designer`s choice created by Carol Carr, the 100% genuine panama straw hat exudes excitement, color and millinery work at its best. 
The one of a kind panama dress hat is dyed in a brilliant lime green, adorned with a fresh color assortment of an aubergine bouquet and feathers. 
Black grosgrain ribbon trim the crown and brim`s edge. 
5" crown. 
8" upturned brim. 
Made of: 100% genuine panama straw. 
Grosgrain ribbon sweatband.
Fits up to size 7 1/4 comfortably

Dots Cocktail Hat By Arturo Rios
Made in the USA.
Designer: Arturo Rios.
Each of his creations is hand-made in the USA, one piece at a time using the best available fabrics like Italian Dupioni Silk and Silk Taffeta.
The Dots Cocktail Hat, also known as, "Dottie", is a stunning oversized cocktail hat made of black mesh fabric with red velvet polka dots.
The mesh fabric can be easily managed and adjusted to your specific look you are trying to achieve.
-The headpiece measures 5 1/2" in diameter.
-The mesh fabric approximately measures 8 5/8" high at its tallest and approximately 18" wide at its widest.
-Delicate feathers measuring approximately 7 5/8" long complete the creation.
Can be worn tilted over the left or right eye, or any which way you desire. Elastic string included for ease of wear, use along the back hairline to secure the headpiece onto your head.

Eric Javits
Squishee Hat
This elegant woven hat can be rolled up for packing.
    •    Adjustable Velcro closure
    •    Ribbon trim
    •    Rayon/nylon/cotton/viscose
    •    Imported
Saks Fifth Avenue

Helene Berman
Straw Audrey Hat
$135.00  Sale $94.50
Woven straw with contrast bow and band is the perfect head wear for a feminine chic look.
    •    Brim, about 4¼" wide
    •    Made in Italy
Saks Fifth Avenue

Helen Kaminski
Cruz Cotton Canvas Hat
Classic broad brim design in fine cotton canvas with hand-woven plaited trim.
    •    Adjustable inner band
    •    One size fits most
    •    Brim, about 4¼" wide
    •    Fabric has UPF rating of 50+
    •    Cotton; spot clean
    •    Imported
Saks Fifth Avenue

Eugenia Kim
Max 1 Straw Fedora
Don't you just adore a fedora? Eugenia Kim's lightweight, beachy take is specially designed to shine in the sunlight.
    •    Natural woven toquilla straw.
    •    Golden/seafoam painted rooster feather band brings a feminine touch.
    •    Short brim with turned-up sides.
    •    High crown with center crease.
    •    Made in USA of imported material.
Neiman Marcus

Carmen Marc Valvo
Moroccan Beach Hat
The ultimate beach accessory, this straw hat provides comfortable, chic protection from the sun. We especially love the removable scarf—drape it across your legs for extra coverage, or tie to your bag to pull your look together.
    •    Neutral straw with turquoise/multicolor ikat-print scarf.
    •    Wide, face-framing floppy brim can be angled for maximum sun protection.
    •    Polyester/spandex scarf is removable.
    •    Imported.
Neiman Marcus