Types of Straw

It’s summer (in the Northern Hemisphere, that is). And that means straw hats. But there are so many types! So here’s a brief overview. Felts range in price from moderate (wool), to pretty expensive (velour or melousine/long-nap rabbit fur felts), to most expensive (cashmere or beaver fur). But I generally…

Hats on Broadway!

  I knew I wanted to write this month about hats on Broadway. (The Tony Awards are June 11.) Well, The New York Times beat me to it.  This is a pretty spectacular season for hats on Broadway, but one show in particular is making me geek out in a major…