Hats and fascinators
Sometimes, hats are described as the icing on the cake, especially for vintage ladies. Everyone will remember the male hat worn by Greta Gabor, while smoking a cigarette? Extremely sexy, according to many men. Hats are a male article to many people, but if you check Vintagechick.nl you will understand why a hat is an indispensable article in your vintage wardrobe.
Brides with hats
A vintage wedding gown without her accessory is not complete and some wedding gowns need a hat. Of course not a bowler like the one Charlie Chaplin wore, unless you saw the hat worn by Purdy in the famous series “The Avengers” with John Steed, extremely popular in the seventies. Purdy with her page haircut and bowler, however, still attracts many men.
What is a fascinator?
Even more feminine than a vintage hat is a fascinator. Have you ever heard of this word? The name says it all, a fascinator is something which fascinates you. It catches the eye en in this case it is something flowery attached to hear head, actually a kind of accessory although an accessory might remind you of things like curlers, bows and hair-ribbons.
A fascinator for the bride
A fascinator is a kind of medal of honor, with tulle which is attached to the haircut, either on top or on the side. In contrary to the medal of honor the fascinator is rather modest and reminds of a tulle of a mourning widow. Fascinators, however, are not related to grief and are extremely suitable for a beautiful vintage bride. It creates a rather modest and virgin look which perfectly fits the new bride!