Vintage Cloche and Flapper Hats

When you think of the 1920s and the flapper era, one hat comes to mind—the cloche. French for bell, the cloche is often credited to French designer Caroline Reboux, but some say the cloche was a Coco Chanel brainchild. Regardless, the hat was extremely stylish, featuring a deep crown that allowed it to be worn very low, almost to the eyebrows. Cloche hats ranged from beaver felt dyed in a range of colors to straw. At first, the brims of...Continue Reading
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