Saturday, May 24, 2008

The best repro flapper hat I've seen

You've got the perfect 1920s hairstyle, but now you need a flapper hat to go with it — where do you look?

Although I was able to find a real 1920s cloche for my wedding, they are actually pretty difficult to find. Good reproductions can be almost as hard to come by. So when I saw this reproduction flapper hat on eBay, I knew my readers would be interested! Isn't it beautiful...and so authentically 1920s?

Flapper hat by Berti Borrell

This hat would look absolutely adorable with a 1920s hairstyle such as a bob or finger waves. I love how the hair on the model just peeks out from underneath.

Cloche hat by Cloche Couture

The colors are great for a wedding, too — you could put your bridesmaids in mocha-colored flapper dresses to match the trim on the hat! But hurry — the auction for the hat ends on May 28, 2008!

1920s hat by Berti Borrell

The designer is Berti Borrell of Cloche Couture. I mentioned her once in a post about finding 1920s hats. I absolutely LOVE Berti's work. Her hats might seem a little pricey at first glance, but when you consider that they're all one-of-a-kind designer hats, not to mention how difficult (and expensive!) it is to find the real thing in wearable condition, they're really quite reasonable.

Photos copyright © Cloche Couture. Posted with permission from Berti Borrell.

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