Friday, January 16, 2009

PhotoHunt - Hats 01-17-09

This week's PhotoHunt assignment: HATS. I knew right where to go for this assignment: our neighborhood hippie-grunge-vintage-avant-garde-retro resale shop. I went a little crazy with the photos - so many fun hats and displays! - and was just about to take a couple of final shots when the manager informed me I was not allowed to take photos in there. Oops.

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I especially like that this jaunty hat and elegant gloves
were teamed up with a bowling ball bag.

Not sure of the significance of the marshmallowy thing in the eye...


Carin said...

Glad you managed to take so many pictures before the manager told you not to. Colourful hat shots! Great entry.

stan said...

u have the cutest collection of hats on mannequina!

TiOheM said...

Great entries.

jams o donnell said...

Great shots but the first hat is so beautifully matched with those gloves and the bowling bag! Happy weekend

Lynn said...

Your neighborhood resale shop seems fun! I love all the pictures. The shoes in the first picture is great, at least for retro parties. :)

Anonymous said...

da 2nd pic is funny :D

have a great weekend ;)

June said...

I've run into similar photo taking problems in stores and at fairs. I think they're being a little over protective if you ask me!

Anonymous said...

I'm glad you were able to take a few photos before being chastised. :>) My Grandmother would have loved that first blue number.

Stop by and see my photo hunt if you have time.
JyLnC - Hats

Hootin' Anni said...

That 2nd photo made me burst out laughing.

I'm not a hat person, but I found 'hats' around our home that will work for the hunt. Come on over if you can. I would love to have your company.

Anonymous said...

I love it! Matching hat, gloves and bowling ball bag. Just what every well-dressed woman needs. The other photos are great as well. That looks like an interesting shop.

By the way, over at my blog I'm starting a new photo-meme for Sundays based on my Sunday Scenery posts. The details can be found on the Sunday Scenery Photo Meme page on my blog. I hope you'll consider joining the fun.

Jientje said...

Most of the time I'm too shy to take pictures inside of shops, I find it very embarrassing if they come up to you to tell you you can't take pictures!!! But I love yours!!

Mrs Mecomber said...

Well, at least he let you keep the photos! I like the wild blue one in the first photo.

I did Photo Hunters today, too! Hope you get a chance to visit.

Debbie said...

Very creative and colorful entry! Worth the hassle?

jam said...

Wow, look at all those fancy hats!

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