Since ancient times, men and women have used hats and headgear for adornment and protection. This stunningly comprehensive survey, arranged chrologically, illustrates the astonishing range of styles - from Egyptian headdresses and plumed turbans to modern homburgs. With tes on period hairstyles, jewelry, and cosmetics, it's a unique reference for stylists and designers.
The fashion editor of Women's Wear Daily from 1910 to 1915, R. Turner Wilcox possessed a depth of knowledge about style, based on research that covered a variety of cultures over centuries. Her remarkable Mode series is a feast for fashion lovers.