Hat Attack #3

October 1st, 2013


 Photo by Daniel N

Welcome to Hat Attack #3.  The SC chose to be embraced by neutrals, wearing a 60’s Christian Dior beige velour hat with a swooping brim and high crown trimmed in leather, accompanied by its very own hat box.  I purchased this chapeau at an estate sale a few weeks ago.  My dear friend was running the sale, which was the estate of an aunt of his friend.   I helped with the sale, which was a first for me.  “The other side” provided a new perspective of the subculture I have loved and been a part of for years.

And yes, the earrings are leopard print!

Video By Daniel N

This is my first Style Crone video, which was a collaboration with my generous friend Daniel N.  I was inspired by the fabulous Melanie of Bag and a Beret HERE, who has been featuring some intriguing videos on her blog.  So I thought I would give a new medium a try.  If not now, when?

Please display your hat, headwrap, headpiece, fascinator, hair flower, headband or other adornment for your head that you adore and give The SC an OCTOBER HAT ATTACK.  I’m excited to see the beautiful creations that you share throughout the next week. Participation will be open through October 7th.

33 Responses to “Hat Attack #3”


    Another day that I cannot join you all, ahhhhhhhhhhhh
    no hat.
    MIl besos, my dear friend you are soooooooooooo BEAUTIFUL

  2. Aya

    Hooray, I have been looking forward to this day! Goorin Bros. here in SF had a sample sale a few days ago. They must have heard of your event. (:

    Your hat is so lovely. I think it combines a classical vintage look with just a hint of adventurer pith helmet. You would be equally at ease at an afternoon tea or exploring a crumbling ruin.

  3. Nicolene Richards

    I am suffering the same symptoms, hat attack in full blast! Adorable hat!!!

  4. Curtise

    I love that you sound as sophisticated and fabulous as you look, Judith! Isn’t it wonderful to hear people’s voices for the first time, and realise that they sound just how you thought they would?
    And of course you look supremely elegant in your Christian Dior hat (and the box is fabulous too). Neutrals and leopard print with your gorgeous colouring and megawatt smile make for a very classy combination!
    Thanks again for hosting Hat Attack, Judith. xxxx

  5. Bella Q

    I have been attracted to beige/neutral for the first time in my life– and now I can see why- it is so chic! You look so good- timeless beauty!

  6. Olga

    So elegant, so stylish! These neutrals look fabulous on you, dear Judith.

  7. Gabriala Brown

    Judith, your voice!!!! Oh my goodness, it adds another dimension to the HAT ATTACK! You look ravishing as always and now I am craving this wheaty color goodness! XOXOXO

  8. Anne-Marie Bruun

    It’s a nicely beige hat and I love the hat box too. The video gives a new dimension. I like it.

  9. Spashionista (Alicia)

    It’s wonderful to see and hear you this month! I vote for more videos in the future. Love the hat, of course, and you do inspire me to try on lots of hats. I even bought two last week. You’ll see them soon 😉


  10. Pam@over50feeling40

    I loved hearing your voice, Judith and that hat is beyond fabulous! Gorgeous women all!!

  11. Greetje Kamminga

    Oh you have a lovely voice. So nice to hear you. Beautiful hat. The goods you find are incredible.
    Ps I am joining Hat Attack, but not really… You will see when you read the text on my blog belonging with the picture which I am going to upload.

  12. Tami Von Zalez

    YOU are the epitome of style and class!

    Cute vlog ~

    Thank you for hosting, I’ve linked up!

  13. Tamera Beardsley

    Judith… you are truly radiant… and I was so happy to hear You!!! I must finish my work for the day… and will reward myself by coming back to peruse all of these beautiful links! For this hat loving blogger… this is an exciting day! Thank you so much for hosting dear Judith!!

  14. SizzleandZoom

    Beautiful portrait of you in the neutral suede hat. This I will save for inspiration.

  15. Melanie

    Your choice of neutral is so unexpected but also colourful in its style. It also does a fantastic job of drawing attention to your face. The hat box alone would have been worth the purchase. I shall be posting my hat soon. Thanks for hosting this.
    And, I love your video! It’s wonderful to see you in motion with hear your voice. I saw you once in a clip on Advanced Style, which I really enjoyed. (Thanks for the mention 🙂

  16. Susan Partlan

    What a lovely surprise hearing your voice on the video. Your fur hat is quite a find and looks great with your neutral top. Very elegant. Ordinarily I’m not a hat person but can’t resist participating this time. I’ll be back when my post is up!

  17. Mrs D

    What a beautiful hat! Thanks for sharing the video, it’s awesome to see you moving and talking 🙂
    I’ll share a headpiece soon, I just scheduled a new blog post featuring a turban but I can only share it next Monday, grrr!

  18. Shelley

    Now that you’ve dipped your toe into the Video stream, there will be no stopping you! You look supremely elegant in your desert sand ensemble. Thanks for hosting another hat party!

  19. Sheila

    You are so gorgeous, Judith! I wore 2 different hats this past weekend, and bought another, thinking of you and how inspirational you are. Thank you for hosting this fabulous gathering.

  20. Joyatri

    Cool, a multi-media blog post! You’re going to up the ante for us all.
    Very elegant hat you have and how fun to have the original hat box.

  21. Suzanne

    What a stunning head piece. You really can wear a hat well.


  22. Glenda

    What a precious jewel of a hat…Christian Dior…wow!

  23. Val Sparkle

    Oh, so many wonderful hats already! And yours is smashing, and so luxe, and with the box, too! I love the video. It adds another dimension to see movement and hear voices.

    I hope to link up tomorrow if I can get some decent pictures.

  24. Vix

    I loved seeing you for real! Only you could carry off beige and still look spectacular! x

  25. Paula

    Love all these hats! And yours is a real special one. With the box! xoxo

    Love your video, and I am also inspired by “Bag and Beret’s” video! I am trying to add them also to my blog; I have one in the making now.

  26. Kathleen Lisson

    Love your hat!

  27. Jean

    You’re raising the bar!!! What a pleasure to hear you as well as see you!! I recently found a beige cashmere sweater at the thrift store, all ready to be upcycled. Now I’m even more excited to see what it turns into. The hat was made for you and I agree, the box alone was worth the price. Congrats on another fabulous Hat Attack.

    I didn’t get a chance to comment, but the red cape is really special. “Stunning” doesn’t even do it justice, especially with leopard accents and those boots!!

    Love you!!!! XXOO

  28. Sue

    What fun to see you in a video Judith! You look fabulous, and the hat box is a treasure!!! It’s wonderful to see that your hat attack has grown exponentially in just three months. I’m hatless at the moment, but I see there’s still opportunity to link up. Our weather has been dismal, perfect for hat wearing, not so much for photo taking. I will see what I can do…if not this time, there’s always the next to look forward to.

  29. Emalina

    That’s one phenomenal hat, and you’re adorable in the video what a great idea.

  30. Dawn @ AltetEgoFashionista

    I’m thinking that hats are about to become more of a fashion statement for me this season…thanks to you and some others in the 40+ blogging community. Thanks for the great meme!!! I just bought a wool hat…maybe next month?

  31. Rosy

    Oh, dear Lady! Long time no drop by and I come to visit you and I find this wonderful share. I’m late here, but I’ll be looking forward to you joining me in all atack Hat come. You always look so wonderful, dear Judith.

  32. Ann

    What a great vintage find and the box is just as beautiful as the hat! Great to see a clip. I’m thinking of trying one soon also. Looks like a fun selection of hats to look through!

    blue hue wonderland

  33. Idiosyncratic Fashionistas

    What a CLEVER VIDEO!!!!!

    Who else could pack such a punch in under 10 seconds?!

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