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National Hat Day 2014

National Hat Day Red pillbox with veil

National Hat Day. Well imagine my surprise when I discovered that today, January the 15th, is National Hat Day. I love these mini holidays. They allow us to take a moment out of our hectic days and appreciate someone or something and simply have a little bit of fun. After all, life can’t be too serious, right?

National Hat Day A milliner's tools

This news also gave me the opportunity to take inventory of all my hats. They spent about two months living in a large box as they traveled across Canada. They were then loaded onto a container ship, where they spent seventeen days riding the ocean waves. Once in Europe, they landed safely in Hamburg and then began their week long journey to Warsaw, Poland. I can only wonder what my hats have seen and heard.

National Hat Day navy blue straw floppy

On this National Hat Day, I want to take a moment to appreciate the story of hats. For instance, did you know that there are records of people wearing hats in early tomb drawings? They were not just worn as protective headgear, but also as fashion, religious and status symbols.  Jumping ahead, take the very word Milliner. It is derived from the Middle English word  milener, or someone who lives in Milan, a city which is still known for it fashion and style.

National Hat Day White Fedora

Over the years, styles have changed, fashions have come and gone but a beautiful hat framing your face is always in style. Whether it protects you from the harsh sun, the cold winter or is simply worn as an elegant statement, a great hat will never go out of style. It finishes an outfit and completes a look. I encourage you all today to celebrate National Hat Day and to give yourselves a lovely polished look by picking up a hat.

So what hat will you be wearing on National Hat Day?


*For more hats visit me on instagram and twitter*

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  1. very chic hat,love all
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  2. I didn’t know it was national hat day, but I have a very similar hat as the black one in the 1st pic 😀 Haven’t figured out yet how to wear it :3

  3. I actually don´t have a hat, but happy National Day Hat 🙂

    1. Well is this the perfect excuse to get one?

  4. Hope Howland (@HHDesigns)

    Love the last one!! Perfect for summer time!!!

    1. Thanks! I’ve decided I have way too many hats but I love them all!

  5. I am a big hat lover, great picks

    1. Thanks so much!

  6. My mom always said that I have a head perfect for hats. But I don’t ever seem to wear them enough. Right now, I’m into beanies! 🙂

    1. Beanies are great hats, I love them too!

  7. Love the last one! Lovely post!

    1. Thanks! I love the hat you’re wearing in your pic!

  8. I love that there is a national hat day! What fun.. But the pressure of what to wear…!
    x Kirsty

    1. Ahhhh, I know! I felt like I had to change hats every few minutes but we were having a snow storm, so I basically wore a warm wool toque!

  9. Thanks for the bit of hat history. My Ma is an avid fan of hats and her collection is made up of several hat box stands and closets stuffed with hat boxes- I love it. Hats give an instant dosage of glamor, mystery…well the right one anyway! That’s why I am and will always be a great fan of Isabella Blow! Bisous

    1. I love this thank you so much! I have a feeling I would love looking through your mom’s closet!

    1. Thanks! I just love hats.

  10. Good to know, love the hats!!!

    1. Thanks! Yeah I thought it was a fun event.

    1. Thank you so much!

  11. Such a fun national day! great hats!
    I loved the very first one so much

    1. Thank you so much! I thought it was fun day to cover.

  12. Ohhhhh!!! Happy nationa day hat!!!!!
    I love hats Caroline, you know…. an sccessory that can’t miss in my outfit!!!!
    Happy friday hun!!

    1. I know you always looks so fabulous in them! Thank you for stopping by!

  13. I love hats! i’m still trying to work them into my Afro hairstyles! I have a couple styles down though! these hats are so adorbs caroline!

    1. Thanks so much! Oooh, I would love to see what you come up with!

  14. So beautiful hats*
    So chic <3

    Vanessa Ribeiro

    1. Thank you so much!

  15. You have some wonderful hats over there!

    1. Well thank you so much!

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