|Hat design has come a long way since Renoir...or has it?|
|The first lady's hat?|
|Vintage feminine headwear, mostly from the 1940s and 1950s.|
|Hermes Wearing a Petasos Hat. |
(Ancient Greek Attic red-
figure krater), ca. 380–370 BC
|Millinery Shop Paris, 1822, Alfred Edward Chalon|
|Even during the early 20th century, Paris cartoonists found plenty|
to make fun of in the world of Paris millinery design (above-left).
They were compared to mushrooms.
|Especially today, getting in and our of cars must be a challenge.|
|My favorite has always been the "Sawmill Hat" (top-left).|
|Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Doolittle designed|
By Cecil Beaton.
|Britain's royal family, the undisputed|
experts as to high-fashion headwear.