This beauty, a hot pink sinamay straw with red feathers, is on its way to me from millinery designer Maria Curcic’s studio in B.C. Although it is fitted with clips, I have asked Maria to add an elastic chignon strap which works best for me with a fascinator. These straps hide under the hair andContinue reading “Waiting for my Fantasy in Pink”
Two new Maria Curcic hats arrived yesterday. This Paris born-and-trained millinery designer is a master. First out of the box was a work of art called To The Symphony a stunning veiled headband style with a front-and-centre vintage rhinestone pin that is almost badge-like. The large Duchesse silk bow dominates a diamond dot veil with occasional pearlContinue reading “Canada’s Pride: Maria Curcic, Millinery Designer Extaordinaire!”
Here at the Mobile Millinery Museum hats are always in season, but our busy time starts in May. In fact, last weekend we presented six shows in four days. Hats say spring, of course, and with Mothers’ Day and Victoria Day falling in this month the hat celebrations and teas keep us busy daily. Hats also say weddings, andContinue reading “Kicking off Hat Season with a Lacey Maria Curcic Stunner”
Powder blue revival bonnet, a bridesmaid’s or flower girl’s treasure from the mid-twentieth century. Delicate fabric flowers trim the slightly upturned brim of this satin sensation.