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Veil Hats – Mysterious Accessory

Sunday, 22 May 2011

veil hatsA woman who is not revealed to everybody and keeps some mystery about herself is always deemed attractive to the stronger sex. The zest of the image, the absolute virtue and obedience are rare today though appreciated much than ever. With the purpose to create the image of mystery and demonstrate submission ladies tend to wear veil throughout many centuries.  A delicate fabric, a net invisible and untouchable appeared as the whole cloth to cover the head completely, and later on the idea was modified to a hat with the veil. This accessory has been popular for many decades and it is still attractive today.

The veil is so delicate to fasten to various headwears. It used to be fastened to high silk hats, boaters, pillbox hats which look elegant and mysterious with the help of the veil. The tradition of the East to cover a woman from head to feet with a cloth to hide is borrowed by the fashion mongers from the West. Brides in Ancient Greece were covered with the wedding veil of yellow or golden color from head to feet and those in Rome used the red veil for such solemn event. The veil served for this only purpose and only later a hat with a romantic delicate net or half-translucent veil appeared to be the trendy accessory.

The veil was introduced to European fashion world approximately in 4th century. the white color symbolized virginity and naivety while the black was used for mourning purpose. In the Middle Ages the veil was used on high caps gradually adopted with other models of headwear and in 16th century such caps outdated. They were forgotten to revive in future.

To the half of 18th century women loved wearing wide-brimmed hats with the light veil fastened to the front of it half-covered or covered the face completely. That was the time to minimize everything a human touches, including accessories either. The trendiest headwear was a small hat with a small veil shifted to the side. A boater hat was offered to public which went perfectly with the veil.

In the early 20th century the bell-hat was found actual and trendy which covered the face with brims without any veils and only 40s revived the hat with veil, first on runways then in wide public. Short veils get trendier which come as more dense laced fabric fastened to the hat. Yet, the decorative details were exerted more attention that the real necessity to cover faces. Veils came larger that the headwear trimmed with feathers, beads and other elements. The 60s was the peak of elegance introducing pillbox hats that perfectly go with a short veil covering a forehead only. That epoch was the period when fashion designers came with lots of fascinating models.

A modern woman seems to be businesslike to stand next to a man trying to chase him in everything he does and a hat with a veil can be redundant ridiculous details on such women. The hat is surely unnecessary for everyday wear, though it is the best model for wedding events or cocktail ensemble. And the taste of style should be followed in any case without chasing the fashion closing eyes.

Also parties and solemn functions are in the list of events to wear this tiny accessory trimmed with flowers, elegant feathers, beads and veils. A wedding hat with a veil is offered in a variety of models, from wide-brimmed to cover the face with a dense fog that goes down lower the face level to high hats and pillbox hats spiced with flowers, feathers and bands. The main advantage of such accessory is the ability to decorate any plain ensemble making it festive.

A foggy hat is the main trend of the wedding fashion for the coming season. It is a perfect tool to replace the traditional bridal veil and tiara. The most wanted version is small, slightly shifted to the side, hat with a rare laced net. Such models of hats are offered by Carolina Herrera, Lanvin and Oscar de la Renta. This tendency was scrutinized and employed by John Galliano who created the Spring-Summer Collection with luxury high hats with veils. The luxury models of veil hats are decorated with sequins and beads for more solemn events while those that can be worn for other occasions are simple but still stylish and delicate.

Also famous singers are noticed wearing high hats and pillbox hats in their videos to distinguish against other ones who make a solid crowd of similar faces and clothes.

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