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HATS: A STORY OF FASHION FLUX

February 25, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

$6

From Lincoln’s top hat to Chaplin’s bowler, hats are an integral part of our history and culture. How do we wear our hats now versus earlier times? Hats had become a prominent clothing accessory in the 18th and 19th centuries. But, in the mid 20th century, hat wearing declined. While some attributed this to JFK’s lack of wearing a hat, this lecture will explore a different, more complex story. Automobiles and other factors altered people’s clothing needs. In addition to history, you will learn the intricate steps in hat making and materials, which will give you a new level of appreciation. Come hear a Boston milliner recount this fascinating history of hats with special attention to their institutional and cultural roles, plus discover the right hat for your personality and mood.

Details

Date:
February 25, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$6
Website:
http://www.campusce.net/brookline/course/course.aspx?C=2162&pc=58&mc=70&sc=0

Organizer

Brookline Adult & Community Education
Phone:
617-730-2700
Email:
bacep@brookline.k12.ma.us
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/brooklineadulted/?ref=tn_tnmn

Other

Organizer status (we charge $5 for for-profit listings)
Not for profit or community group

Venue

Brookline Adult & Community Education
115 Greenough Street
Brookline, MA 02445 United States
Phone:
617-730-2700
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/brooklineadulted/

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