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Ladies -what do you think about bowler hats?

(20 Posts)
squeaver Fri 29-Aug-08 16:37:22

Saw a gorgeous young thing wearing one today, perched on the back of her head.

Just don't think I could pull it off.

Boco Fri 29-Aug-08 16:39:40

It's ok if you're starring in Magritte the Musical, but otherwise probably a little bit foolish.

MeAndMyMonkey Fri 29-Aug-08 16:44:00

I think 'Cabaret', pretty much.

Califrau Fri 29-Aug-08 16:45:24

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expatinscotland Fri 29-Aug-08 16:46:14

i think Marlene Dietrich.

sweetcat Fri 29-Aug-08 16:46:20

someone I know got married in a pinstripe suit and bowler hat, a girl by the way! She was tall, skinny with great cheekbones and looked fabulous. Don't think many could though, I certainly wouldn't, but then I look like a tw*t in any hat grin

Fimbo Fri 29-Aug-08 16:47:30

Makes me think of the girl that sings in Me Too for some reason.

Therefore no.

sagacious Fri 29-Aug-08 16:49:32

If it looks crap on Sienna Miller, its not a good look

entitled go fug yourself

Not helping herself with the catsuit/tasselled combo either though...

squeaver Fri 29-Aug-08 16:54:57

I know I was really surprised myself. Sienna Miller looks like a tit but this girl really looked good in it. She had lovely titian hair in a loose ponytail at the nape of her neck. I think the hat was a bit smaller than that one Sienna's wearing.

Was just wondering if anyone had seen anyone carrying it off.

Not sure about the pinstripe wedding get-up by the way...

noddyholder Fri 29-Aug-08 16:56:07

That one on sienna is a trilby not a bowler.

ParCark Fri 29-Aug-08 17:01:24

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Thomcat Fri 29-Aug-08 17:04:19

Somone stuck their bowler hat on me at a wedding once and virtually every person there told me how fab I looked in a bowler hat.

However, as a serious fashion statement, hmm

Right person, right outfit, right occaision, it could work!

sagacious Fri 29-Aug-08 17:04:46

surely a bowler?

sagacious Fri 29-Aug-08 17:05:37

Though she probably has more than one hat...

FluffyMummy123 Fri 29-Aug-08 17:05:52

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Janni Fri 29-Aug-08 17:45:53

Imagine having time to think up jaunty new looks a la Sienna..

noddyholder Fri 29-Aug-08 17:54:07

2nd one is a bowler 1st one no imho dp sometimes wears one but he is 14

Blu Fri 29-Aug-08 18:06:44

I would look like a mad bag lady in a bowler hat.

Until I put down my bags, of course - then i would look exactly like this

Niceychops Fri 29-Aug-08 18:15:00

Nope. Too 'look at me, aren't I a card!'

Niceychops Fri 29-Aug-08 18:15:25

haw haw @ Magritte the Musical

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