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- Philip Treacy, Feather Hat, 1995 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
- Stephen Jones © Peter Ashworth 2008. www.ashworth-photos.com
- Stephen Jones for Christian Dior Haute Couture, Autumn/Winter 2007/08 © Christopher Moore/Catwalking.
- Sarah Jessica Parker in Philip Treacy fascinator.
- Jo Gordon, Kiss of Death, 1994 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
- Cristóbal Balenciaga for Eisa, Spiral Hat, Winter 1962 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
- Bonnet, 1870s © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
The Peabody Essex Museum (which famously received 600 pieces of Iris Apfel's wardrobe in May) will host a Stephen Jones-led fashion show on November 15 to mark the halfway point of its millinery exhibit featuring over 250 distinctive hats from all corners of society. Seriously folks, they've got everything on display from a nineteenth century bonnet to an avant-garde Philip Treacy feather plume number, and next Thursday guests will be treated to 42 of Jones's couture hats walking down the runway with the opportunity to try on the outlandish work of this milliner-to-the-stars.
Act fast though! Today is the last day to make reservations. Purchase tickets here ($45 members, $55 nonmembers). Event runs from 6:30-9:30 pm; hors d'oeuvres and cash bar.