Friday, October 18, 2013

History of the Feathered Hat


I've been researching hats lately, and came across some fascinating information concerning feathers.





We all know the iconic mega-feathered hats of the Edwardian era.  The Edwardians were particularly enamored with plumage, but unlike their be-feathered predecessors, the Victorians and the Georgians, many a fine species of bird was taken to the brink of extinction by the incredible demand for ladies be-feathered hats.