As it turns out, The Cat in the Hat is based on a true story. All through the 1960s, Dr Seuss was known for donning strange, flamboyant caps whenever his creativity ran dry. While cooking up his Beginner Books, his editor in chief Michael Frith would visit the Seuss house nightly and sit on the […]
Dr. Seuss wrote The Cat in the Hat and many other books based on the iconic character. That we know. But we bet you didn’t know that he had an equally whimsical trove of hats himself. The avid headgear collector apparently threw dinner parties and made it a tradition for guests to turn up in […]
We already had our eye on him four years ago. Now, with abstract sculpture pioneer Barbara Hepworth as his muse for his S/S 13 collection, London-based fashion designer Peter Jensen somehow manages to make sharp-looking visor hats with holes in them that hardly look daft at all. In fact, they have a bit of the samurai aesthetics in them. The world must look like a photoframe with one of these hats on. And holey chic, these shoes.
Topsy Turvy Design is the work of costumer and milliner, K. Brown-Dye. Her creations are hand-built millinery works of buckram and wire construction. The hats are all very theatrical and range from Edwardian styles to burlesque-friendly fascinators.
Hand made hats, mittens, underwear and much more from Aita (meaning ‘sheep’ in Latvian ) with one of the coolest websites I’ve come across for a long while. Ridiculously cute and pure fun.