May 27, 2018
“I made a hat for somebody that was deceased and she had always worn beautiful hats to church….They gave me a little scrap of the suit she was going to be buried in. That was profound.” ~Moire Bagale, Milliner
On this episode of Decoding Dress, host Hélène Biandudi Hofer explores the influence of an accessory worn by human societies all around the world: the hat. As she learns from milliner Moire Bagale, a hat has the ability to transform the person wearing it and to communicate a message to the outside world.