WESTERN WEAR GOES MAINSTREAM AND THE MEDIA IS RIGHT BEHIND
THE HEAD WRAP CONTINUES TO GRACE THE PAGES OF FASHION GLOSSIES
PROTOTYPE HAT HAS WATER ABSORBENT CRYSTALS FOR COOLING
 
Volume 2 Newsletter 4
March 22, 2006
“The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears”
- T Kira Madden
If you missed this years’ annual headwear dinner at Tavern on the Green you missed a wonderful evening. There were lots of laughs, good vibes and terrific food.
 
“It’s that time of the year! The 2006 Hat Life Directory is ready to be shipped to you.
 
Hat season - Myself, I would have kept the name ''Traveling Hat Salesmen's Association of America'' -- it's hard to imagine a richer or .....
 
They may live in Los Angeles, but many top stars are donning tight-to-the-head knit caps.
 
THE LONDON MAIL SAYS PORK PIES ARE MAKING A COMEBACK
According to an article in the The Sunday Mail ("Return to fashion's heady days") hats are making a comeback for young men.
 
We heard that Britney Spears is wearing hats lately because her hair is thinning.
 
WESTERN WEAR GOES MAINSTREAM AND THE MEDIA IS RIGHT BEHIND
There was a lot of talk at the recent Headwear Association dinner about the fact that the recent (March 9th) Western Wear Fashion article in the New York Times did NOT include headwear.
 
I think the time has come to make headwear with matching scarves so consumers can wear headwraps under their hats.
 
British fashion designer Alexander McQueen goes to the birds for inspiration for his fall-winter '06- '07 ready-to-wear show in Paris.
 
Alison Maxwell, trend writer for USA Today, wrote an article called, Strawberry Shortcake, Vans, annoying hats and bocce for USATODAY.com.
 
Retired teacher Betty Wilbraham was ordered to take off her hat at an English pub called Hereward’s.
 
Linda Cook and her son Kevin Pringles developed a Hydro Hat that uses water-absorbent crystals to keep the wearer cool.
 
PromoStyl recently sent out a trend report that we thought had merit and great coloration.
 
The men’s fashion writer at the Wall Street Journal (Ray Smith) recently wrote a story about how knit rugby shirts are an important fashion statement.
 
For the third year Stella McCartney and Adidas have joined forces to create a tennis wear, footwear, apparel and accessory company.