Tag: Vintage Inspired

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The Beaded Boater by Sarah Sokol Millinery

The Boater hat, is an accessory that has been admired throughout the last hundred and fifty years in fashion history as a piece that is charming for leisure wear for both men and women. My first glimpse of such a millinery style came in 2004 with the flirty hit HBO sitcom, Sex in the City where the always fashion-forward, Carrie Bradshaw arrived in Paris wearing a … Read More The Beaded Boater by Sarah Sokol Millinery

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The Lost Art of Gloves & Millinery

More than 65 years ago women carried a sense of poise that is hardly seen within today’s main stream. From a golden era which possessed an epitome of glamour, there were two sought-after accouterments which women ideally complemented each ensemble with: Gloves and Millinery. The question for many may solely be, is there an accessory that provokes more conversation among strangers than one on … Read More The Lost Art of Gloves & Millinery

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An Art Nouveau Holiday

While we are only days away from lavish gatherings with spirits flowing into welcomed glasses, festive toasts around roaring fireplaces and holiday shimmer. I find the finishing touches showcasing pearls, iridescent rhinestones, and velvet as a time old tradition. A vintage, 1920s hip-length silk chiffon shell, heavily beaded in an elaborate Art Nouveau design, provides holiday glamour with an array of pearls in a scalloped-like … Read More An Art Nouveau Holiday