Anyone who knows me can tell you that I have a deep seeded passion for vintage headwear!  I am immediately attracted to anything with a birdcage veil, feathers, fur, velour, or velvet.  When it comes to appreciation and collecting, the sky’s the limit.   I enjoy everything from large Victorian sun hats to architectural inspired hats from the 1960s.  Milliners were true artists and simply don’t get enough appreciation today, or enough business for that matter! However, most of these aren’t the sort of thing that can be thrown on as you are walking out the door.  Even a simple pillbox style requires some fasteningRead More →

Chiffon scarves were a fashion staple of the mid-century twentieth century. Delicate and sheer in texture, these scarves came in a rainbow of hues and a variety of sizes.  Most people don’t realize these little gems are still being manufactured today and look as sharp and classy as they did 60 years ago!  I’m going to dish about some of my favorite ways to utilize these timeless fashion accessories. Style #1 The Neck Scarf Here we have my 1950’s “bad girl” look! When I feel more like a greaser girl (which is the true Courtney at heart) I go with lots of black, hair down, andRead More →