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A Hat and its Toy

Posted by KEVIN NEUFELD on

A Hat and its Toy

'What would a toy be without its signature hat ?'   Perhaps one of the most famously accessorized toys in history is Mr. Potato Head® .  Introduced in 1952, Mr. Potato Head®  consisted of facial features and hats which had plastic tines that could be pushed into any vegetable. In 1966, Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head met, fell in love, and they both evolved into the plastic potato couple we know today.  His signature Bowler hat gives him personality while some of his accessories include a fedora, cowboy hats, and baseball caps. Mrs. Potato Head  is adorned by many dress hats in...

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Hats for Halloween

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Hats for Halloween

Get inspired with BeauChapeau Hat Shop this Halloween and let your everyday head wear transform you into whatever you want to be for the day.  Pair your classic fedora with a snazzy suit and tie and instantly become a mobster. For the ladies, a simple skirt and blouse put together with a classic beret, and you and your fella are ready to hit the town as Bonnie and Clyde.      Looking to add some sparkle? What about a 1920's Flapper? With a vintage style cloche topping a fabulous shift dress, you can make any party a Gatsby Party.        If...

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Just what is STEAMPUNK anyway?

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Just what is STEAMPUNK anyway?

The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences describes the Steampunk Fashion Craze as “an inspired movement of creativity and imagination. With the backdrop of either Victorian England or America’s Wild West at hand, modern technologies are re-imagined and realized as elaborate works of art, fashion, and mechanics. If Jules Verne or H.G. Wells were writing their science fiction today, it would be considered “Steampunk”.    Although many works central to the genre were published in the 1960s and 1970s, the term Steampunk originated in the late 1980s as a tongue-in-cheek variant of cyberpunk. It was coined by science fiction author K. W. Jeter,...

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