The Witches’ Tea Party

Fall under Autumn’s spell with the Mobile Millinery Museum’s Witches’ Tea Party presentation, a celebration of black hats and tea culture. This Halloween-themed seasonal exhibit is a witch’s brew of black fashion hats through the decades, available throughout September, October, and November only. Call or email for details and see why even witches can’t resistContinue reading “The Witches’ Tea Party”

Black Magic, a Vintage Millinery Exhibit Old Hollywood Style

…and now for something completely different Have you fallen in love with the fashions in those old black and white movies? Whether it’s a romantic comedy or a love story, the cinematic experience wouldn’t be the same without the attention-grabbing glamourous hats.    Vintage fashion enthusiasts and fans of the Mobile Millinery Museum presentations now have two hatContinue reading “Black Magic, a Vintage Millinery Exhibit Old Hollywood Style”

Beauty and the Bead

Call me crazy but I’ve decided to mount a 2nd fashion feature presentation for the 2015/2016 season: Beauty and the  Bead will begin touring September 10th. The Mobile Millinery Museum’s bead-embellished hats, gowns, shoes, jackets and handbags are just too pretty to languish in archival storage, so we are trotting out a variety of 19th and 20th century piecesContinue reading “Beauty and the Bead”

Celebrating 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

Hats are my wonderland, so imagine my delight when my daughter gifted me with a replica of the Mad Hatter marvel worn by Johnny Depp in the 2010 Tim Burton movie, Alice in Wonderland. 2015 marks 150 years since the publication of the book and the enchanting story still manages to captivate.  The Mobile Millinery Museum houses a greatContinue reading “Celebrating 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland”

The Georgian says Yes to the Wedding Dress Exhibit

Staff of the Georgian Retirement Residence in Dundas Ontario dressed for a day like no other on Thursday as they welcomed the Mobile Millinery Museum’s “Say Yes to the Wedding Dress” presentation.  Residents and guests of the Chartwell facility were treated to a retrospective of bridal finery from the 1860s to the 1980s. Many of the gowns onContinue reading “The Georgian says Yes to the Wedding Dress Exhibit”