Does anyone else out there love hats? I've been slowly cultivating a collection, mostly from the stock of one vintage store that I visit with my sister every time I go home to Florida. Its called La France Vintage and its amazing, stuffed to the brim with vintage, local designers, costume jewelry, shoes, hats...etc, etc. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable and most importantly not pushy, they play great music and, well, its just a joy to walk into the place every single time. I could really go on forever about how much I love going to this store. I can't wait to take my daughter there once she's old enough to appreciate it...and not try to eat the stock:)
Anyway, I have a small, but substantial collection of hats now, everything from berets and tams to wool cloches, a 70's style felt floppy, and a few beautiful straw numbers with wide and short brims. I've been trying to figure out how to incorporate them into my wardrobe for a while and now I have to figure out how to store them in our house. I haven't completely figured it out, but I recently got some great inspiration from Ashley Ording over at Fancy Fine. She's done a beautiful job of using her wardrobe as decoration in her apartment and has a whole wall of hats.
After the last big straw lovely with a black bow joined the collection, I decided to put some of them on display. Now I just need to figure out what to do with the rest. Does anyone have any suggestions?
If you love vintage style hats as much as I do, check out Behida Dolic Millinery on Etsy. Unfortunately, they're out of my price range, but such beautiful window shopping!