Vintage Womens 1950s Hats
The appearance of 1950s hats really took shape in 1947. That’s when Christian Dior launched his New Look, which included a line of bowed hats in textured straw. An aspect of the New Look dictated that the crowns of these hats should be extremely shallow, so variations on the cloche became known as mushrooms for their squat rather than bell-like profiles. As the 1950s dawned, the cloche seemed to evolve into the close hat, a head-hugging...