In this intriguing discussion, three of New York’s most influential milliners (Lola Ehrlich, Albertus Swanepoel, and Patricia Underwood) talk about their work, their motivating influences, and the important role of hats in defining identity, status, and style. Please note, New York Milliners: Part 2 will take place on Thursday, March 12, 2012.

Phyllis Magidson is curator of costume and textiles at the Museum of the City of New York.

Registration for this event is full; please contact [email protected] to be placed on the waiting list.