SOLD – Royal Bow’n Velour

//SOLD – Royal Bow’n Velour

SOLD – Royal Bow’n Velour

$240.00

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This hat is THE accessory piece to an outfit or a special outing.  The felt hat has delicious texture as the wool has fused to and rippled the black silk velour during the felting process.  It reminds me of textiles made for Royalty that sit in museums or castles in Europe.  The bow is made with stiff pineapple silk; oversized and flipped upside down as if you’re about to get swept off your feet!

We play dress up as youngsters.  Somewhere along the line many of us lose that ability to just let go and express ourselves with fashion and play.  This hat invites you back to a simpler time where play was fun and the bigger the bow, the better!

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Description

This hat is handmade felt.  The silk velour fabric comes from a second-hand dress and is fused raw merino wool in a process of wet felting called nuno felting.  Once the fabric/felt hood is created, it is blocked over a vintage heated block and shaped by hand.  The bow is made of silk abaca, a mix of silk fibre and pineapple straw.  It is lustrous and voluminous.  It does not like water/rain or snow.  This hat has incredible texture and structure so that I will not crush your hair.  There is even room inside to house a moderate-sized ponytail!

This hat is a showpiece that is VERY comfortable to wear.  For the bigger-head’ed woman, this hat fits a large head, 23.25-24.0″ in circumference.  If you have any questions about fit, please contact me.

“Dress up begins at age five and never truly ends”.  – Kate Spade