Dead Blogging ‘Hats’ At PEM

Well the Missus and I trundled up to Salem yesterday to catch the Hats exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum.

And you know what?

Hats is a hoot.

The exhibit, according to the PEM website, “[explores] the delightful realm of hats – wildly plumed bonnets, silk turbans, sequined caps, embroidered crowns, Sarah Jessica Parker’s lime-green fascinator and 250 other elegant and sometimes outlandish styles. Displayed with the wit and whimsy of British milliner-to-the-stars Stephen Jones, Hats reveals the boundless creativity of hat design and our own fascination with wearing these indescribable works of art.”

Representative samples:



Go see the rest for yourself. They’re well worth the trip.

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