Mirror Self-portrait with hat

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© Andrea Petersen
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I am 65 years old and I love hats but there are not too many from my generation who like to wear them except perhaps the Red Hat Society ladies. I love the styles of the 1940's. I remember when Jackie Kennedy who was a very elegant first lady made hats popular in the 1960's with the pill box hats and hats were in vogue until the early 1970's. I loved the

fancy hats that Audrey Hepburn wore in the movie "My Fair Lady. "

What really matters

Instead of the tatters

Is ne'er the cloth

That's eaten by moth

On old beaten hats reborn,

But if enthusiast hatters

Could make head reform!

(Poem by myself)

20 responses

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (24 Oct 2008):

    Cool shot! I love hats too.....I can remember when everyone wore them.

  • Robert Armstrong

    Robert Armstrong (Deleted) gave props (24 Oct 2008):

    Excellent shot! Love the theme!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (24 Oct 2008):

    pretty!!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (24 Oct 2008):

    EXCELLENT!!! I love this!! You look great in hats :-)

  • Mayette Ignacio

    Mayette Ignacio gave props (24 Oct 2008):

    So beautiful, did you send this to J.Harris Blacklist for the "Project"

  • Renee

    Renee gave props (24 Oct 2008):

    well done!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (24 Oct 2008):

    In answer to Mayette...No, I did not send this to J. Harris Blacklist...Thanks to all so far who have commented....Appreciate your kind words.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (25 Oct 2008):

    This is such a great self-portrait, love the style of clothes, the tones, just great...

  • Lori Reece

    Lori Reece gave props (25 Oct 2008):

    Looks great! Very old fashioned! Nice job.

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (25 Oct 2008):

    So pretty!!! If not for the great camera, it could be from a much earlier time. Another wonderfully creative photo by Andrea.

  • Jerry Carpenter

    Jerry Carpenter gave props (26 Oct 2008):

    A great and stylish portrait!. It's a shame that hats have fallen from fashion. I love our old family photos with all the men in fedoras. But it is a casual world today, for better or worse.

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (27 Oct 2008):

    Marvelous SP, Andrea! ...and so appropriate with your camera! Have you considered flipping it? The Nikon name would be "corrected" and readable and it would make it look as if you posed for someone else. [I tried it and like the result.... you might as well!]

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (27 Oct 2008):

    Thank you for your suggestion Rob...I may try that sometime....

  • Pamela Johns

    Pamela Johns (Deleted) gave props (28 Oct 2008):

    Love this! You are adorable!!!

  • Mandi Nikole

    Mandi Nikole gave props (30 Oct 2008):

    great photo

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (30 Oct 2008):

    a cool self-portrait!

  • Alex Sánchez

    Alex Sánchez   said (1 Nov 2008):

    Nice photo!!!

  • Irmingard Anna

    Irmingard Anna gave props (4 Nov 2008):

    You offer a very aristocratic style!

  • Tannaz santos

    Tannaz santos said (6 Nov 2008):

    Really nice!

  • Rich Silva

    Rich Silva gave props (15 Nov 2008):

    Great Shot. A photo to remember forever.

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