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Camella Camella was designed as a tribute to the lovely Anglo Arab gray roan horse rescued by the Kentucky Equine Humane Center, of which a portion of the proceeds benefit. This limited edition hat (only 15 available) features a curved 6...
Camella Camella was designed as a tribute to the lovely Anglo Arab gray roan horse rescued by the Kentucky Equine Humane Center, of which a portion of the proceeds benefit. This limited edition hat (only 15 available) features a curved 6″ brim in a metallic warm taupe. White feathers, purple handmade flowers and a white silk camellia complete this stylish look in Breeder’s Cup colors. Camella at the Kentucky Equine Humane Center Camella is a stunning horse available for adoption from the Kentucky Equine Humane Center in Nicholasville, Kentucky. This hat is part of the Hats, Horses, and Hope line to benefit the Kentucky Equine Humane Center. TTheir mission is to provide humane treatment and shelter while working as a clearinghouse. They seek adoptive homes for Kentucky’s unwanted equines, regardless of breed. 15% from the sale of each of these hats benefits the Kentucky Equine Center. Each hat purchased will come with a card about the horse.
about 3 hours ago
I didn’t mention hats last week when I wrote about vintage clothing storage, probably because I do not like to think about it.  Hat storage is one of my biggest problems.  Hats take up quite a bit of room, they … Continue rea...
I didn’t mention hats last week when I wrote about vintage clothing storage, probably because I do not like to think about it.  Hat storage is one of my biggest problems.  Hats take up quite a bit of room, they … Continue reading →
about 18 hours ago
Is this photo posed, with the bicycle being used merely as a prop, or is the young woman actually going off for a ride in her alligator pumps and wonderful plaid suit?  These are the questions that occupy my mind. … Continue readin...
Is this photo posed, with the bicycle being used merely as a prop, or is the young woman actually going off for a ride in her alligator pumps and wonderful plaid suit?  These are the questions that occupy my mind. … Continue reading →
2 days ago
I’ve had several people ask how I store and manage my collection, so today’s post is devoted to the working side of collecting.  You have to keep in mind that I’m a collector, not a museum, but I do the … Continue...
I’ve had several people ask how I store and manage my collection, so today’s post is devoted to the working side of collecting.  You have to keep in mind that I’m a collector, not a museum, but I do the … Continue reading →
4 days ago
Last weekend was my favorite regional antiques venue, the Liberty Antiques Festival.  It’s held in a large field under tents, and really does make for a great day of shopping and looking at wonderful old stuff.  As in years past, &...
Last weekend was my favorite regional antiques venue, the Liberty Antiques Festival.  It’s held in a large field under tents, and really does make for a great day of shopping and looking at wonderful old stuff.  As in years past, … Continue reading →
5 days ago
I’m Tammy Andrews, one of four sisters.  But I have a mind of my own. In spite of the ad copy and the photographic evidence, there was no Tammy Andrews, and no other sisters.  The “sisters” were actually the divisions &...
I’m Tammy Andrews, one of four sisters.  But I have a mind of my own. In spite of the ad copy and the photographic evidence, there was no Tammy Andrews, and no other sisters.  The “sisters” were actually the divisions … Continue reading →
6 days ago
A few weeks ago I got an email from a new reader here, Diana.  After exchanging a few back and forth she mentioned that she had worked for Bates Fabrics in the late 1940s . She had trained for a … Continue reading →
A few weeks ago I got an email from a new reader here, Diana.  After exchanging a few back and forth she mentioned that she had worked for Bates Fabrics in the late 1940s . She had trained for a … Continue reading →
7 days ago
Walk into any antique shop in the country and there is sure to be a selection of vintage hats.  Considering that most women stopped wearing them in the late 1960s, it is a wonder that so many of them survive. … Continue reading ...
Walk into any antique shop in the country and there is sure to be a selection of vintage hats.  Considering that most women stopped wearing them in the late 1960s, it is a wonder that so many of them survive. … Continue reading →
8 days ago
I recently found this catalog from the W.C. Russell Moccasin Company of Berlin, Wisconsin.  I was pleasantly surprised to open it and find that Russell Moccasins were not just for men. The first pages show both men and women out … ...
I recently found this catalog from the W.C. Russell Moccasin Company of Berlin, Wisconsin.  I was pleasantly surprised to open it and find that Russell Moccasins were not just for men. The first pages show both men and women out … Continue reading →
9 days ago
Navy takes a turn at fall, thanks to the addition of a fur collar.  I love navy all year long, even though it is not exactly a “fall” color.  It looks especially great with the red stairs. The blue suit … Continue readi...
Navy takes a turn at fall, thanks to the addition of a fur collar.  I love navy all year long, even though it is not exactly a “fall” color.  It looks especially great with the red stairs. The blue suit … Continue reading →
10 days ago