Hats: An Anthology
By Stephen Jones and Oriole Cullen
Published by V&A Publishing
Hats: An Anthology, offers an unprecedented view of the world of millinery, drawing on the Victoria and Albert Museum's extensive collection of hats, Stephen Jones's own archive and iconic headgear from around the globe. Beautifully illustrated chapters examine the inspiration behind the creation of hats, the history of their construction, the lure of the hat shop and finally the etiquette and occasion of hat wearing for the client.
About the authors:
Stephen Jones spearheaded the revival of British millinery in early 1980s fashion. Today Jones's era-defining edge continues to attract a celebrity clientele. The roll-call of fashion designers with whom he has collaborated includes Vivienne Westwood, Jean Paul Gaultier, Marc Jacobs and Giles Deacon. Oriole Cullen is curator of modern textiles and fashion at the V&A and author of V&A Pattern: Pop Patterns (V&A 2011).
Also available: a delightful children's book published by the Victoria and Albert Museum, "Clara Button and the Magical Hat Day" by Amy de la Haye & Emily Sutton. On sale for $18.00 at the BGC Gallery, by e-mail (email@example.com), or by telephone (212.501.3012).