Hats Off To Thom Browne and Stephen Jones For Some Seriously Strange Headwear.

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Thom Browne’s menswear collection for Fall Winter 2014 is both sartorial and satirical, to say the least. Ragged edge plaids, giant fat silhouette suits and autumnal leaf camo face make-up were topped off, literally, as they walked down the runway by unusual grey flannel and plaid hats and headgear in the shapes of animals. Read more

A Sol Lewitt Modern Art Yarmulke For Artsy Fartsy Jews.

Not that it’s on the top of everyone’s shopping list, but it ain’t easy to find an interesting Yarmulke or kippah (the skullcaps that are worn by Orthodox men or other jewish men in synagogue or during prayer). Most of them are the familiar navy blue velvet with metallic stitched stars of David or, if you want to be a rebel, there’s the creepy colored hippie-like crochet ones. Once upon a time Jonathan Adler carried a pretty cool one, but he no longer carries it nor is it sold anywhere else.

But now you can be sporting an original piece of contemporary art by the late Sol Lewitt on your capi (that’s Yiddish for ‘head’).

This four-panel leather kippah features a digital print of the Star of David that is inspired by the ark doors Lewitt designed for the Connecticut synagogue Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek in 2001.

Lewitt co-designed the Connecticut synagogue with architect Stephen Lloyd and the synagogue tried repeatedly to translate the radiant, geometric design the artist made for the ark doors into the convex form of a yarmulke. When the design was finally achieved it sold out almost instantly and since then there have been six more editions including this one which is the 7th and final.

Each edition varied in trim color and the color of the inside fabric, but all shared the same six-pointed star design, a common motif in the late artist’s work. The 7th edition design features a bright blue trim and a gray interior with the edition details in gold lettering. It is an open edition.

$36, buy it here

It’s Monday. So, Here’s A Three-Legged Kitten Wearing Tiny Paper Hats.

Author, illustrator and now miniature milliner, Adam Ellis recently adopted a three-legged kitten/cat named Maxwell. Read more

This Model Really Is A Heifer. Jean Baptiste-Mondino’s Cow Photos For A Oh La Vache!

On display at The Milk Factory is a series of black and white photos by fashion photographer Jean Baptiste-Mondino of a Holstein Cow named Hermione donning hats designed by a UK milliner. Read more

Bring Your Zyrtec: The 8th Annual Tulips and Pansies Headdress Affair

Tulips & Pansies Headdress Affair

April showers bring May flowers. And what do May flowers bring? The Annual Tulips and Pansies Headdress Affair. Read more