January 25, 2011Are We Heading For A Hat Trend?
By Sablemable aka Jan
Pun intended, Kate Middleton, fiance of Prince William has been sporting hats and the fashion press has noticed. Just in case, we MCM women better stock up on hats.
The pillbox hat was an important accessory to the MCM woman during the Fifties and First Ladies Mamie Eisenhower and Jacqueline Kennedy wore them with panache. Fashion advertisements showed models in pillbox hats.
I looked around to see if I could find pillbox hats on Etsy (www.etsy.com).
Seller shaynaxena has this marvelous navy pillbox in velvet and netting for $45.00. It is in excellent condition!
Seller PoppycockVintage has a hot pink velvet pillbox in excellent condition for $34.00.
Seller studio1950 offers this black velvet pillbox in excellent condition for only $20.00!
For spring, seller GeneralWhimsy2 has this perfectly gorgeous teal straw pillbox with netting for $22.00! Love the button detail on the top!
Seller leftylouvintage has this never-been-worn pillbox with the sales tag intact. Orange, mustard and red feathers make this a winner for only $30.00!
I love this baby blue pillbox with ivory netting from seller Yesterdays Silhouette! It is in excellent condition and on sale for only $11.69!!!!!!
Sara, I thought of you when I saw this hat. It is a vivid green velvet pillbox in great condtion from seller stickylipgloss. The price? $22.00.
So far my favorite pillbox hats shown are the teal straw and the black velvet. I like them, too, because I have an odd shaped head and these two would sit nicely there!
What are your favorites? Do you own a pillbox hat and do you wear it?