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My Vintage Weekend – Part 2

Yesterday I wrote about the vintage sewing patterns I got last Saturday at the East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse in Oakland (“My Vintage Weekend”). The following day I went to the Alameda Flea Market (officially called the Alameda Point Antiques Faire), which takes place on the first Sunday of every month in Alameda, just […]

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How to Keep Your Hat on Your Head

I wear hats everyday and there’s one thing I gotta  be sure of – that my hat stays on my head. Here are my tips on how to keep your hat on your head instead of flying off and floating down the street whenever it’s windy outside. (For more about my hat collection, see this […]

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All Things Vintage in Oakland

This is my favorite place to browse and find vintage hats in person. It’s truly a hat lover’s delight with a wide variety of styles in excellent condition – everything from wool hats trimmed with feathers and sequins to bonnets with velvet ribbons and netting. But hats are just one of many things All Things […]

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Shopping for Hats

I’ve often asked where I get my hats. Well, some of my hats I’ve had for more than 15 (or even more than 20!) years. But I do buy several new hats every year. So here’s a list of some places where I’ve gone shopping for some of my more recent hats, vintage and contemporary […]

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