Mobile Millinery Museum Milestone

I can’t believe it’s been 20 years, but here we are, still going strong, meeting great people, reconnecting with old friends and learning more and more about hat history. Our archive of contemporay designer pieces by eminent designers is growing, as is our tremendous collection of historically significant hats, costume, birds, feathers and other accessories.Continue reading “Mobile Millinery Museum Milestone”

10 Ways to Have a Truly Hatty New Year

Fashion hats are back; and if you’re not already in the game, 2019 is the time to get serious about them. Twenty years ago, when I began building the collection which launched the Mobile Millinery Museum —I amassed over 2500 vintage pieces— hats were considered so passé that most people assumed this historic fashion accessoryContinue reading “10 Ways to Have a Truly Hatty New Year”

10 Ways to Have a Truly Hatty New Year

Fashion hats are back; and if you’re not already in the game, 2019 is the time to get serious about them. Twenty years ago, when I began building the collection which launched the Mobile Millinery Museum —I amassed over 2500 vintage pieces— hats were considered so passé that most people assumed this historic fashion accessoryContinue reading “10 Ways to Have a Truly Hatty New Year”

10 Ways to Have a Truly Hatty New Year

Fashion hats are back; and if you’re not already in the game, 2019 is the time to get serious about them. Twenty years ago, when I began building the collection which launched the Mobile Millinery Museum —I amassed over 2500 vintage pieces— hats were considered so passé that most people assumed this historic fashion accessoryContinue reading “10 Ways to Have a Truly Hatty New Year”

Honouring World War I women with a Unique Fashion Exhibit

November 11, 2019 marks a century since the observance of Amistice Day November 11, 1919. Accordingly, the Mobile Millinery Museum is honouring the women who saw their husbands, sons, and sweethearts off to the Great War with an exhibit of Women’s Fashions 1914-1919. As always, we can’t be everywhere, so enquire now about available dates for this one-hour, interactiveContinue reading “Honouring World War I women with a Unique Fashion Exhibit”

Secrets Hidden in a 1916 Net Lace Wedding Gown

It’s no secret that I’m into vintage fashion, bigtime! And no matter where and why I travel, I find time to source some special pieces for the Mobile Millinery Museum & Costume Archive. This past July was not different; I picked up some stunning and historically important pieces on my travels which I will blogContinue reading “Secrets Hidden in a 1916 Net Lace Wedding Gown”