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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Downton Abbey Style Hats

I bought a "lot" of  hats at the auction Saturday.    Some are Downton Abbey style....some are Kentucky Derby style.....some are what I call "church hats".    

I think this gold hat would be a perfect choice to wear to the Kentucky Derby.....

This black wool hat has sequins and feathers 
Which would you choose for one of the Downton Abbey ladies to wear?

All are unique in their own way.....

This pretty grey wool hat was made by the  Bollman Hat Co.

This wool hat was made by Paula's Hatbox......

JFY Collection...New York

Terramina church hat

The designer on this hat is Deborah Fashions

I don't know if it's prettier in the front.  or on the side

This 100% black wool hat is a "Ritz" made by Henry Pollack.  

   I used my personal wig  on the mannequin  head to model the hats....don't know if it is the right hair style for these hats,  but it's the wig I use if I'm having a bad hair!


  1. Great hats!! I would choose the Ritz hat. xo Catherine

  2. Forget the ladies on Downton Abbey I would wear the black wool hat that has the sequins and feathers. What a wonderful auction . . . I'm a little bit green with envy . . . No! I won't go there, I am delighted for you, what a marvelous find:) Are you wearing one of these to church tomorrow?
    Your blogging sister,
    Connie :)

  3. What a beautiful collection! Love the one with all of the pearls! Gorgeous!


  4. They are so much fun to look at... Love them Penny!

  5. They are all beautiful! My choice is The Ritz!

  6. Wow-Those are beautiful. I'll take that last one off your hands...or should I say your head? LOVE it!!!! xo Diana

  7. Gorgeous!! Hats are few and far between in the PNW and I adore them.

  8. Oh my I couldn't choose,I love them all. what a lovely purchase,they all look brand new.

  9. I really love the black wool hat by Henry Pollack. So chic yet classic and elegant!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

  10. Wow are you sure you live in NM. These are gorgeous...♡ used to love wearing hats and gloves. Do scarves now.♡T

  11. Penny! I are just amazing me today!! Those hats are incredible!! Love them! So are you keeping them or selling them? I can only imagine what a display of them would love like after you crafted it!!

    Fantastic! We had tons of rain here this weekend...some areas got over 3 inches and there is still more to come! Good for my garden but not for my arthritis!!!


  12. What an awesome stash of hats! My grandmother had tons of hat boxes in her attic full of her Sunday hats! Lovein that pink coffee pot too! Lol! Thank you so much for linking up to Merry Monday this week! I am sharing your post today on my Twitter. We hope to see you next week for another great party! Have a great week!

  13. They gray with the pearls is definitely the Downton Abby hat! They are all just beautiful!

  14. How fun, I would say the church hat is my favorite :)

  15. Wow, what I lovely collection of hats you acquired at the auction! If I had to choose favorites, I think it would be the black wool and the gray wool, but they are all lovely. Thanks for sharing at What'd You Do This Weekend? I look forward to seeing you again next Monday!

  16. Ha! These are so fun to look at! :)

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

  17. Looove the hats!! What a great buy. Will you be wearing any of them? I like getting dressed up and I really wish more ladies wore hats especially to church on Easter at least, I have a few times but I don't like being the only one. So my lovely hats are stored away in their hat boxes. :(

  18. Beautiful. Pinned and tweeted. Thank you for bringing this to our party and we hope to see you on Monday at 7 pm. Lou Lou Girls

  19. My favorite is the Ritz. So sophisticated, and yet actually wearable! Thanks for joining us for Talented Tuesday!


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