Page 1 of 16 12311 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 159

Thread: HAT ADORNMENTS: ribbons, bows, pins, pugs, leather, etc.

  1. #1
    One Too Many job's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Sanford N.C.
    Posts
    1,180

    HAT ADORNMENTS: ribbons, bows, pins, pugs, leather, etc.

    I thought it would be nice to have a place to show the meany beautiful hat treatments there are. If there are names that are known for bows for example please include them.


    Selfband

    Pug
    John,


    No matter where you are.....That's the place to be.

  2. #2
    One Too Many Rabbit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Live from Somewhere
    Posts
    1,641
    Top to bottom: 2 Resistol late 40s/early 50s, 1 Brent 1950s, 3 Borsalino 40s/50s, Mallory 1930s, Mallory 1950s, Stetson Standard 1930s, Stetson Special late 30s










    Nik

  3. #3
    One Too Many Rabbit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Live from Somewhere
    Posts
    1,641
    Top to bottom: Stetson late 40s/early 50s, Disney 1950s, Adam 1950s





    Top to bottom: VS's






    Nik

  4. #4
    One Too Many Rabbit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Live from Somewhere
    Posts
    1,641
    Backfolded bound brim on a Resistol mid 50s

    Nik

  5. #5
    One Too Many job's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Sanford N.C.
    Posts
    1,180
    WOW. The quality of work on the vintage hats is awesome let alone the customs. Great pics Rabbit.
    John,


    No matter where you are.....That's the place to be.

  6. #6
    One of the Regulars Hoss & da Posse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Atlanta
    Posts
    203
    Perfect timing! I am in the process of ordering some ribbon and attempting to rework a hat that came to me w/o a ribbon/bow. This may give me ideas and examples...thanks!

  7. #7
    I'll Lock Up zetwal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    4,301
    A related thread that may be of additional interest,

    www.thefedoralounge.com/showthread.php?36525

  8. #8
    One Too Many Rabbit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Live from Somewhere
    Posts
    1,641
    No problem-o

    For those who haven't had the chance to see a ribbon installation...

    1930s frayed ribbon on a vintage Montecristi:





    Another Fray:

    Nik

  9. #9
    Practically Family TipTop's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Albany, NY
    Posts
    509
    How coincidental: I was just about to suggest or post a thread on UNIQUE hat bands--that is something beyond grosgrain in various folds and colors. The reason is that I am awaiting arrival of a sterling silver decorative band and need some guidance on how to mount and care for it. Here is the auction, and I am convinced that I stole it, simply based on pricing of any added silver conchos or ornaments from places like Ritch Rand, etc.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/260950429834...84.m1439.l2649

    Any experience with these is welcome. Thx.
    Last edited by TipTop; 02-14-2012 at 03:37 PM.
    Cheers,
    Ray

  10. #10
    I'll Lock Up DJH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    New Hampshire
    Posts
    4,336
    Since it's still Tumwater Tuesday, my TumH2O ribbons...





    Of my custom hats, Art's ribbons are the most elegant, Tony's are the more "in yer face" flamboyant.
    Cheers!
    David - 21st Century Man

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •