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Spring Hat Trends 2015

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Check our 2015 Spring Hat Trends on Terra@Home TV

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Creek Road Paints Staff Help With Redecorating BeauChapeau

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Niagara Advance * Thursday, May 16, 2013 Kevin and Jana Neufeld opened Beau Chapeau Hat Shop on NOTL's main street 16 years ago. They've been at their current location, 42 Queen, since 2005, and last year completed a major redecoration. Kevin spoke about his design inspiration... "We moved into this space in 2005 after Irish Design moved to their new location down the street. At the time we did a very quick reno to just get into the space and get open. We used our existing colour scheme of taupes, white trims, and copper accents. The woodwork was rustic Early American stain...

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Please Help The Hat Makers In Nepal

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BeauChapeau Hat Shop prides itself on carrying numerous Fair Trade products, many of which are made by hand in Nepal.  As you are probably aware, Nepal has had a series of severe earthquakes over the past few weeks which has had a devastating effect on the country and it's people.  Many of our Fair Trade wool products are hand knit by women villagers near Kathmandu Valley.  Most of the homes of these knitters have been partially or completely destroyed and a good percentage of them are now homeless. It will take  months before the lives of these people start returning to normal. Local...

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Hats Of The Roaring 20s Remain Strong

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The ‘Roaring Twenties’ were a crazy, fun decade, when the world was relatively peaceful and everyone who had lived through the horrors of the Great War were happy to be alive. People were full of drive and optimism for the future, receptive to fresh ideas and a new outlook on life. The exuberance, inventiveness, and productivity on both sides of the Atlantic brought a general prosperity which was expressed in lifestyles, art, and especially fashion. Men and women were working side by side and for the first time in  history the term ‘disposable income’ was coined. Shopping for fashions became an...

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