Thursday, 7 April 2011

La chapellerie au salon des métiers d'art

Another art that was presented at the town hall last weekend was the miliner's trade, in this case the gorgeous creations of Christiane Schmitt.

Un autre métier représenté au salon du weekend dernier, la sublime chapellerie de Christiane Schmitt.

32 comments:

Olivier said...

c'est fou j'ai toujours adore les chapeaux (enfin pas cela ;o)) mais j'ai pas une tete a chapeau alors (pourtant j'ai essaye Melon, Paname, mais il y a que le bob ricard qui me va ;)))

Olivier said...

paname = panama evidement

EG Wow said...

Christiane Schmidt is very talented!

bfarr said...

I don't wear hats, but these are quite nice.

Jack said...

Do women wear hats like these in Versailles? Women in the US used to wear them for Easter, but today hardly any do. The other occasion would be for famous horse races like the Kentucky Derby, but those are usually broad-rimmed hats.

Randy said...

Interesting looking hats. Did you try any on?

Jacob and Lois Anne said...

They are pretty and just in time for Easter, but do French women still wear such bonnets?

ALAIN said...

Plus beaucoup portés...sauf par la reine d'Angleterre.

Small City Scenes said...

And gorgeous they certaintly are.
My Mother's family at one time were miliners. My Greatgrandmother has a sewing school and each of her girls excelled in a different seamstress field. My Mother also was an excellent seamstress but I was too obstinate to sit still long enough to learn much. My Mother's maiden name was Schmidt and her Grandmother's name was Schwietzer and one it goes. MB

Cezar and Léia said...

Blue is a perfect choice mainly for this Spring time. I also like a lot those laces! Charming!
Léia

Cergie said...

Maintenant le chapeau est surtout l'accessoire indispensable de la mère de la mariée...

VP said...

Unusual and fascinating, but a bit anachronistic...

Dina said...

Hat tip to you for showing us.

Diane said...

Wonderful! I'd love to be able to make a hat. xxx

Allan.Alexandre.F said...

Très bonne harmonie des couleurs.

Bergson said...

qu'un mot : chapeau !!

brattcat said...

What beautiful works of art these are. Do you wear hats, Ciel?

Thérèse said...

Très beau! Le petit bleu au fond très 1930!

Halcyon said...

I love hats, but rarely wear these fancy types. :)

Kaori said...

The purple head piece with the giant flower is my favorite...although I have no idea how to wear it :-)

JM said...

I still remember these shops in Lisbon. Lovely photo, Ciel.

Malyss said...

Trop mimis , les bibis! (celle-là, faut etre français pour la comprendre..) je n'arrive à porter que des chapeaux de paille a large bord, style David Hamilton dans les 70ies..les autres ne me vont pas. On voit pas mal de chapeaux par ici a cause du soleil, mais pas aussi élégants!

Magpie said...

It truly is an art form. I've sadly never been able to wear a hat and look decent.

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

I love hats and even carried one in a giant hat-box on the plane home from CDG... not without difficulty.

In the South we wear hats like these for certain events... love that blue one!

Bises,
Genie

Loree said...

Oh my word - such beautiful creations.

Sharon Van Lieu said...

This is delightful. Reminds me of my grandmother's church...all the ladies in their Sunday hats.

Sharon

Theanne and Baron said...

Absolutely fabulous hats and photo! It's nice to know that women still wear beautifully feminine hats somewhere in the world!

jennyfreckles said...

Gorgeous hats - wish I had more occasions to wear them!

Leif Hagen said...

Absolutely smashing! Lovely! I wish women would wear hats like that over here!

Clueless in Boston said...

Hats on women can be very chic.

Regina K said...

I love this photo. I haven't seen a hat display in a long time. I would love to have an event to wear such hats.

T. Becque said...

I'm not the type that can pull a hat like that off, I would just look ridiculous in such a thing!