Princess Mimi Vintage Clothing

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Vintage 1930s black straw Charter hat.
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The problem with this business is that very few garments come with a history; they just come out of a trunk in the attic. Here is a 1930s-style hat in unworn condition, and it is absolutely perfect - so perfect, in fact, that I want to date it later; but the shape is so very '30s, even to the bun-shaped crown, I'm been forced to conclude it's simply looking very good for its 80-odd years!

Internally and externally it is clean and neat - even the label has no marks - and the satin ribbon is complete and shiny as the day it was first seen! The brim can be worn down, cloche-style, or tipped up at the front: either way, it will emphasise your eyes, which (I know, I'm always going on about this) is the main point of a hat.

High-crowned, and more bonnet than fascinator, this will be easier to wear for some than others; but if it suits you, it will be superbly flattering! Approximate measurements are, diameter (measured at internal band) 23 inches (58.5 cms); height of crown (higher in front than back) 3 to 5 inches (8.5 to 13 cms); its a large-ish size, but does need to sit well on the head.


Princess Mimi believes that you can only feel confident about buying lovely things on the internet if you can have a really good look at them. Here are all the pictures she has of this item - as usual, clicking on any picture will produce a large version of the picture - some of the files can be quite large....

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