Friday, November 30, 2012

They're back

Haven't done these for awhile and after many requests, I went through my Faux Fur treasure throve.   So think Dr. Zhivago meets Anna Karenina at the winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia.


Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones

Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones, Opening Day Activities

I give the first presentation of the the opeing day followed by Mr. Stephen Jones.
How amazing is that?

Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones, Opening Day Activities

Join us as we celebrate the opening of Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones. Hat designer Marie Galvin chooses and then styles hats for audience volunteers, Stephen Jones discusses his art and creative vision and hat designer Orlando Palacios from Worth & Worth, NYC, illustrates how the right hat can infuse any man's outfit with vibrancy and stability.


11:30 am-12:30 pm | Atrium
Hats and hair accessories have always been a part of milliner Marie Galvin's vision of the perfect ensemble. "My mission is to create unique handcrafted headwear, providing multiple expressions for the women who wear them." Galvin, of GALVIN-ized Hats, Boston, shows you how to choose the right hat, and style it to complement your face.


1 pm | Morse Auditorium
Reservations by September 6
Explore the world of millinery with Stephen Jones, one of the fashion world's foremost milliners, Oriole Cullen, curator of modern textiles and fashion at London's Victoria and Albert Museum and Lynda Hartigan, The James B. and Mary Lou Hawkes Chief Curator at PEM. This panel of experts discusses the cultural, historic and decorative properties of the hat, as well as the creation of the exhibition Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones.
Stephen Jones's work is represented in the permanent collections of the Victoria & Albert museum, the Louvre, The Fashion Institute of Technology, the Brooklyn Museum, the Kyoto Costume Institute and the Australian National Gallery. His beguiling hats routinely grace magazine covers and enliven window displays of the most stylish stores.
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3-4 pm | Morse Auditorium
Reservations by September 6
Orlando Palacios has spent the last 20 years designing and manufacturing handcrafted hats for fashion designers, celebrities, Broadway shows and stylish people from around the world. As the owner and head designer of the venerable New York haberdashery, Worth & Worth, he has grown to be the go-to lid-crafter for musicians ranging from Keith Richards to Elvis Costello and Beyoncé. At PEM, Palacios discusses design and the fashion - traditional and contemporary - of wearing men's hats.

Made possible by the Lowell Institute

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Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 11:30am - 4pm

Location: Peabody Essex Museum

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Hatlife - The Hatty Awards

Thank you to Hatlife, the worlds leading headwear resource for GALVIN-ized Headwear recent Hatty Award.   It's an award given to leaders in the millinery industry worldwide.   This is our second year to receive this award.

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Best Hat Shop in Boston by Boston magazine

Best Hat Store in Boston 2010

Best of Boston Magazine Hat Shop

Fascinators: Directly from our millinery work room to our Boston Hat Shop shelves

Sea foam green sinamay straw with black crin flourish & veiling.
Mounted on a thin handcrafted headband.

This charming and black & irredescent green fascinator is a must have for the Autumn 2012.

Make a statement with all black sinamay fascinator of beautifully cut feathers & swirls of veiling.

Fascinators & headbands: Hot off the millinery table & ready for purchase!

A bevy of beauties and featuring our much sought after feather headbands.
Feather headband with veiling

Yellow and blue, what to do?

Black parisisal straw hat with veiling

Beautiful rusty red coloured feather headband

Bowlisious sinamay concoction

Cigars, cigerettes, me

Sweet and demure berets

Monday, July 30, 2012

Finally completeted these beauties today!

Sometimes designs are left unfinished. But today, I finally completed these two beauties.

Friday, July 27, 2012

A tour of our Hat Shop

Here are some images of our current collections displayed through out our shop. Enjoy!

Colours to die for.

Getting closer to Autumn 2012

Feather headbands always a must have