Hats by Laura Apsit Livens

i can count the number of occasions i’ve worn a hat on maybe one hand. i just kind of feel like a fool when wearing one. do i look okay? is my hair sitting right? why does my forehead feel so sweaty? etc. but that doesn’t mean they don’t look…

Simon and Mary SS15

Simon and Mary SS15

the new SS15 collection from Johannesburg based milliners Simon and Mary has made me realise that i really need a yellow hat for summer. and a blue one. maybe even a green one if i’m feeling fancy. i love seeing their classic styles in such rad colours.

Brookes Boswell

Brookes Boswell

when i was in NYC last year (it feels so long ago now, waaaaah!) i noticed girls wearing hats everywhere. i love it. i have not had the guts to wear one myself. not that you need guts, of course. but if you’re not used to wearing hats – besides…

Miss Moss // Simon and Mary

Simon and Mary

Simon and Mary is a Johannesburg based millinery that i have been following with eager anticipation on Instagram, where they have slowly been releasing imagery from their AW14 campaign, launching this year. Simon and Mary has a 70 year history, beginning in 1935 when Simon Pozniak’s father Mordechai brought his…

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nido

i know i complain about our endless summers a plenty – it’s not the sunshine that gets me, it’s just the heat guys! i revel in the short winter months where i get to wear stockings and scarves and coats and things made from wool. i must admit though, it…

spring day was a sad day for diana

spring day, 1990

every spring day (sept 1st) at our primary school there would be a ‘spring hat’ competition for the younger kids.