The ‘halo crown style’ is a traditional halo head piece. It is a style that has its history in Italy, England and France. This is a hat that sits on the centre of your head , set on a very comfortable headband. It is often called a ‘halo’ in reference to early Biblical images of angels. The perfect hat style when you want to ensure you show off your full face as it frames the faces. This particular piece is in vintage cobalt blue straw with a lace overlay. The trim is a vintage reproduction brooch from the Victorian and Albert Museum in London. It is style that is now becoming more popular, in many different forms. Wire structure style halos now seen in many Race Events. This style can be made in many fabrics, including leathers, silks and laces.
The bronze example is vintage silk overlaid with Spanish black lace. A shorter version is of course available.
This headband crown headpiece is made to order. The flowers can be made in many variations of fabrics and colours. Call in to the shop in St Collin Lane, 260 Collins St, Melbourne or contact Wendy to discuss your colour and style needs.