We Recommend

Talking Through My Hats
-Lilly Dache
(Dache's autobiography is out of print but can be found in used book stores)
Natural Fashion
tribal decoration from Africa
-Hans Silvester
Thames and Hudson
(this is an amazing book)
Elegance
the Seeberger Brothers and the Birth of Fashion Photography
-Sylvie Aubenas and Xavier Demange
Chronicle Books
(beautiful photos of the twenties and thirties)
1,000 Hats
-Norma Shephard
Schiffer Books
(photos of antique hats with price guide)
Vintage Hats and Bonnets 1770-1970
-Susan Langley
Collector Books
Hats
-Desire Smith
Schiffer Books
The Century of Hats
Head Turning Style of the Twentieth Century

-Susie Hopkins
Chartwell Books
Women’s Hats of the Twentieth Century
-Maureen Reilly and Mary Beth Detrich
Schiffer Books
Hats
A Stylish History and Collector's guide
-Jody Shields
Potter Books
Philip Treacy
-Fondazione Nicola Trussardi
Charta Books
Hats
a History of Fashion in Headwear
-Hilda Amphlett
Dover Books
Complete Book of Embroidery
-Melinda Coss
Readers Digest
(easy to use step by step instructions)
Ribbon Trimmings
a Course in Six Parts

-Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences, Department of Millinery
Sloane Publications
(interesting instruction manual of vintage ribbon trims)
The Artful Ribbon
-Candace Kling
C&T Publishing
Millinery Feathers, Fruits & Flowers
-Jules and Kathe Kliot
Lacis Publications