|Videos About Hats and Milliners
(c) 2012 Brenda Grantland, updated 5/21/2012
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Hats are coming back in style again, after several decades of virtual
hatlessness. Here are some videos that will help you fall in love with
hats, find the right hats, and know what you are doing when you begin
collecting vintage hats as a hobby.
Louis Vuitton Fall Winter 2012/2013 Full Fashion Show | Paris Fashion Week -
If there is any question that the hat is back, this fashion show
answers it. Amazing hats were worn by every single model, and they were
modelling the bags the porters were carrying off the steam train! This is worth watching just for the spectacle alone.
Stylish Hats are Hot
- displays a wide array of contemporary women's hats -- caps, fedoras,
fascinators, berets, buckets, cloches, tams, and pillboxes.
Panama Hats -
El Galpon, San Juan, Puerto Rico explains the origin of Panama hats and
shows a number of contemporary Panama hat styles for men and women
Natural Hair + Cold Weather = Cute Hats - cold weather hats and the natural hair styles to go with them.
How To Fit A Fedora Over Big Thick Curly Hair "Natural Hair"
How to wear a lady's hat with a hijab - this style looks very chic. Some of us who have never worn a hijab might be tempted to try it.
Finding Your Hat Size
How to measure hat size for men's hats
- this video is from a seller of hats, but it has some good tips for
measuring hat sizes on men. The same principles generally apply to
measuring women for hats.
How to measure hat size for women's hats
- this video is from an Etsy seller, and it makes a good point that
when hats are worn on the back of the head, the head needs to be
Leading Milliners, Past & Present
Aage Thaarup demonstrating how to make a 5-minute hat transformation
Philip Treacy hat salad video - the leading contemporary British milliner demonstrates how he makes some of his dramatic feather fascinators
Vintage Hat Styles
Eatons Catalogue 1920 - (slide show from a vintage catalog) hat styles in 1920 were varied. The cloche just began to come in style.
Beautiful Flapper - 1928 Color Fashion Movie (archival footage) Showing late 1920s cloches.
Beautiful Vintage Fashion Film ( 1932) shows the styles of cloches still in fashion in 1932.
British Pathe - videos of hat styles of past eras including profiles of several prominent milliners
1940s Fashion - Womens Hairstyles during the War - Veronica Lake -
hair styles and work caps for women going to work during World War II.
"Industrial fashions are a new note, setting the style for a war way of
Dior Fashion Show 1967 - archival footage showing Dior's hats inspired by African designs.