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The Edit– VintageSan Francisco Inspiration

The Edit– Vintage
San Francisco Inspiration

on Mar 5, 2017

The Edit – Vintage San Francisco Inspiration This month’s guest editor is Lynn, owner of Highclass Highway vintage jewelry on Etsy.  Lynn picks her favorites from MadgesHatbox starting with a vintage Max Mara coat inspired by her childhood visits to San Francisco   “I’m a self admitted Jewelry Junkie! I have had a passion for beads since I was a...

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Happy Hat Day from Madge

Happy Hat Day from Madge

on Jan 25, 2017

Happy Hat Day Well, the festivities are over and the National Hat Day decorations are finally put away for another year. One of Madge’s favorite parts of this annual tradition is fellow hatters who post their photos from the day on her Facebook page.   Here’s some of her Happy Hat Day favorites.     Wendy in Gig Harbor, Washington showed off a...

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Madge Named Top Vintage Blog by Feedspot

Madge Named Top Vintage Blog by Feedspot

on Jan 11, 2017

Madge named top vintage blog.  A surprise was awaiting Madge in her Facebook notifications a few days ago and what a pleasant surprise it was.  This blog as top vintage blog by Feedspot.  In fact Madge was named to Top 100 Vintage Blogs and Websites on the Planet. Sites were judged on Google reputation and search ranking; influence and popularity on Facebook,...

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Beijing Brides

Beijing Brides

on Nov 17, 2016

Beijing Brides Now that the holiday bridal season in full swing Madge thought this was a great time to share some Beijing Brides inspiration. On our summer trip to China it was hot, humid and smoggy.  Beijing was our first stop on an action packed two weeks.  Imagine someone asks you to see the United States in two weeks.  That gives an idea of our whirlwind.  ...

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A Trip to the Boneyard – The Las Vegas Neon Musuem

A Trip to the Boneyard – The Las Vegas Neon Musuem

on Jul 23, 2015

A Trip to The Boneyard – The Las Vegas Neon Museum Madge isn’t much of a gambler. In fact she would rather put $200 down on a pair of shoes rather than lose it at the craps table. However, Mr. Madge did have an upcoming business trip to Las Vegas and there was that one item on the bucket list – The Boneyard, now called The Neon Museum.   Madge had heard...

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Finding Madge in MississippiA Granddaughter’s Journey

Finding Madge in Mississippi
A Granddaughter’s Journey

on Feb 15, 2014

Madge in Mississippi Opening an Etsy shop to sell my vintage collection was a conscious act to de-clutter.  Naming the shop Madge’s Hatbox, after my grandmother, was loving nod to her years as a milliner.   Then a chance remark by my aunt sent me on a journey in search of a hat shop my grandmother opened in 1917. Madge in Mississippi. After securing funds for...

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