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Story in Nashville Arts Magazine

Milliner Anna Zeitlin Brings Original Hats to Nashville Clientele by Stephanie Stewart-Howard On a blustery spring day, Anna Zeitlin busily works on exquisite pieces for her custom millinery line Fanny and June. Light pours into the room from the wide windows of the Belmont-area guesthouse that serves as her studio, set behind the house where she grew up. Photograph by Hollis Bennett When you think of milliners, it’s probably vintage literary characters like Irene Malloy in Hello Dolly! While it’s easy to imagine Anna decked out in Irene’s Edwardian finery, her work is wholly contemporary and makes you wish hats...

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Photo Shoot Recap

Photo Shoot Recap

New season means new photo shoot. This one was a lot of fun! Spring is just around the corner which means Easter, The Kentucky Derby and Summer Weddings are all coming up. Lots of chances to wear a great, dramatic hat. Thanks to model Kara Boudjan, make up artist Marci Badman, photographer Scott Metzger, and to Pangaea for the clothing.

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Forgotten Fashion

Forgotten Fashion

A recent, unsuccessful escapade in search of a pair of decent bunny slippers had me thinking a lot about forgotten fashion. What items at one point were so ubiquitous they have become iconic? Easily suggested to viewers with a few brush strokes in comic? Something so familiar it feels like we should have at one time owned these things, but may never actually seen them in a shop? Bunny Slippers Hulk in bunny slippers from 1992 comic I predict the middy will soon have a revival. Based on the popularity the last two years of the Peter Pan collar, it's...

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Porter Flea 2013

Thanks to everyone who came by my booth at Porter Flea this weekend. Shout out to the other vendors who participated; Nashville is one talented place.  

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Studio Tenn's My Fair Lady

Studio Tenn's My Fair Lady

I had such a blast collaborating on the hats of Studio Tenn's recent production of My Fair Lady with costume designer/star Matt Logan. This was my first attempt at Edwardian hats, and they were so much fun to create. Below are photos by Anthony Matula taken for Nashville Arts Magazine's feature on costumes in the show. The full article can be read here. I saw the production last weekend and was blown away. Nashville has had a strong theater presence for the past 30 years, but it's definitely nice to see a fresh voice thrown in the mix! If you're in the...

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