Dating womens vintage hats
Worn by both men and women and traditionally associated with France, Basque people, and the military. ] schoolgirls' uniform during the 1920s, '30s and '40s.A broad-brimmed felt hat with brim folded up and pinned front and back to create a long-horned shape. Worn by European military officers in the 1790s and, as illustrated, commonly associated with Napoleon.In New Zealand, Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom, the term "beanie" is applied to this cap.Early last fall while Tony and I were savouring our marvelous holiday on Vancouver Island, my lovely friend - and perpetually stylish fellow vintage blogger - Brittany from Va Voom Vintage posted the following question on my personal Facebook page: "I was just admiring some of your beautiful vacation photos and I thought I would love to see a post on tips for wearing vintage gloves! I'm never sure what sleeve length looks best with glove lengths, glove etiquette, how to care for them and keep them clean, etc.Originally designed for use while hunting in the climate of Scotland.
Sometimes only the eyes or eyes and mouth are visible. A brimless cap, with or without a small visor, once popular among school boys. Note: In New Zealand, Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom, "beanie" also or otherwise refers to the tuque.
Over the years I've both worn vintage gloves in many (many!
) of my outfit posts and also blogged about them in different entries such as How to Size Vintage Gloves (which, according to my blog stats, has turned out to be one of my most popular posts ever) and How I Store My Vintage Glove Collection, both of which I highly recommend you check out, if you haven't done so before (or want a quick refresher on either subject).
The tall, furry hat of the Brigade of Guards' full-dress uniform, originally designed to protect them against sword-cuts, etc.
Commonly seen at Buckingham Palace in London, England. A soft round cap, usually of woollen felt, with a bulging flat crown and tight-fitting brimless headband.