Tag Archives: hats

Hats Off to Stephen Jones at the V&A

Initially they were worn to provide protection against the elements. Protecting sensitive scalps from falling rocks or direct sunlight. As the years progressed they offered head defence against weapons, and then, in the footsteps of haute couture – they became symbols of social status. There’s more to a hat than meets the head. Today the […]

Charlie Chaplin. Fashion Icon.

This guy’s got it all. He was born way back in 1889, but don’t let his age fool you. What goes around comes around and Charlie Chaplin’s effortless style is no exception to that rule…though I’m withholding comment on his moustache for the moment. Starting from the top of his head Mr Chaplin oozes with […]