You’re a warm hat, Mister Grinch! Are you in search of a unique piece of fashionable headwear to keep your noggin toasty during the upcoming colder months? How about this Grinch Sherpa Hat from Peruvian Trading Company? Yes, it exists! Continue reading Yes, It Exists: Grinch Sherpa Hat→
I wish I could remember where I was when I took this photo of a little Pink Christmas Tree decorated with fluffy pom-poms instead of traditional glass balls. I suppose it’s meant to match the knitted hats you see on the display, you know, for thematic cohesion, or something.
A smiling pig riding a motorcycle adorns the front of this eye-catching Hot Pink Baseball Cap that comes complete with a set of fuzzy pink pig ears! I spotted this unusual (and yet, appropriate) cap on the head of a fellow-reveler at the Great Big Bacon Picnic a few years back, and I found again it in my archives whilst trawling for photos of Pink Things! My guess is the pig is the mascot of a local motorcycle-enthusiasts club, and it has something to do with being a “hog on a hog.” Or something similar.
Confession: there is often a hidden agenda with regard to my daily walks — I’m looking for stuff to blog about. Since I’m not going to any events, exhibits, restaurants, or shows I must seek inspiration from what I can photograph from the streets. I am rarely disappointed. Behold today’s Pink Thing, found resting amid a group of furniture that had been set out curbside for the garbage truck. I spotted this pristine and fancy Pink Cowboy Hat from the corner, and moved closer to investigate.
I certainly wouldn’t recommend taking anything from the trash in this current environment (#covidlife) but I’m glad I was able to preserve it for the blog!
Spotted on East 3rd Street Near Avenue B, in NYC’s East Village.
Karl Lagerfeld (1938 – 2019), an avid collector of rare books, art and antiques, conceived of a series of accessories inspired by eighteenth-century French decorative arts for his autumn/winter 1985-86 collection. The fashion designer worked closely with milliner Kirsten Woodward to arrive at this Upholstered Chair Hat, and other witty translations of miniaturized furniture based on Lagerfeld’s sketched interpretations of original objects from reference photos. Continue reading Eye On Design: Upholstered Chair Hat By Karl Lagerfeld→