Friday, September 4, 2015

Sneak Peek at Coming Cloches

I've been hard at work on two separate collections lately- a collection of special occasion hats inspired by astronomy, and an entirely new range of more casual hats like cloches and fedoras.

Here are a few snapshots of some of the cloches that are finished. All are made in lusciously soft fur felts from our luxury supplier in Germany, and a range of fashionable colors.

'Gertie' has a rounded crown, an asymmetrical upturned brim, and is trimmed with a ribbon cockade.

'Catherine' is a versatile everyday style, trimmed with a self-felt band and mother of pearl buckle.

'Even Steven'  sports intricately folded contrast color ribbon trim.

More updates soon...

One-of-a-Kind Straw Hats on Etsy Now

All of the following hats are for sale now in our Etsy shop, they're one-of-a-kind and ready to ship! Perfect for weddings, races, or just a jaunt on the town.

'Art of Motion,' a spiral-sewn straw braid mini pillbox with veiling and a large feather sculpture, in golden brown tones.

Another 'Art of Motion,'  similar to the above but in burgundy and cherry red.

'Special Cocktail' in lace-y vintage straw with a multi-colored straw braid bow and curled pheasant feathers.

'Silent World Special,' a shocking pink feather sculpture on a base of black coque feathers and straw.

A different 'Silent World Special' in brown tones, with a very special configuration of feathers.


'Vela Pulsar,' a gold feather puff with emerald green flecks and more green feathers below, and a base of beautiful vintage Italian straw.

Inspiration Everywhere

Living and working in New York City is such a thrill, and the visual delights are many. Here are a few photos of some of my favorite inspiration sightings around town lately.

East Coast Trimming is a candy shop for the eyes.

Wrought iron everything drives me crazy (with happiness).

Souvenirs from a walk in the park.

Egyptian Sphinxes on 38th Street.

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