Archive for November 3rd, 2021


Quote of the Week:

How to make a dramatic impression.

You can start by wearing this black chenille fedora hat from Pia Rossini. You will need not utter one single word. You will, more than likely, need to establish a social media account just to keep tabs on all the pictures you will be asked to pose for, as you wander about the streets of our quaint small town. With backdrops like the water’s edge, stunning local murals or a certain water fountain, there will be someone on every corner and around every bend stopping you and asking for permission to snap a photo. The woman in a black chenille fedora. Charisma abounds!

Me thinks my ruana needs a companion. What better friend than a fedora.

Just exactly what is a fedora as opposed to some other hat? What makes it a fedora? Burning question of the day!!

While we typically associate the fedora with such dashing men as Gregory Peck and Humphrey Bogart, believe it or not, the fedora hat was first worn by the actress, Sarah Bernhardt, after appearing in a play called Fedora in which she played Princess Fedora Romazov. The hat soon became a common fashion accessory for many women, particularly among activists campaigning for gender equality during the late nineteenth century. The fedora was eventually adopted as a defining symbol of the women’s rights movement.

Maybe we should establish a Woman’s Day where we all wear our fedoras.

We can be just as ‘dashing’ don’t you think?

Two black chenille Pia Rossini fedoras still remain at Sound Styles. Did I tempt anyone?

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