• Frank Olive purple Straw Hat
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  • Frank Olive purple Straw Hat
  • Easter Hat

Frank Olive Sun Hat, Purple Wide Brim, Upturned Bow


This fun Frank Olive Sun Hat is in a vibrant purple with a fun upturned back brim with bow.

This fun Frank Olive sun hat has a wide brim in front and a fun upturned brim with a large bow in the back.  We also love wearing the bow in front if the sun isn’t in your eyes.  🙂 
Hat Size (cm): 21″ (53) ; Outside Diameter: 15″ (38); Height of Crown 3″ (7.5), Width of Brim: 5″ in the front. (12.5).
Condition: Very Good.
Era: 1980s.
Mark/Label: Frank Olive
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.


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This Frank Olive sun hat is a fabulous color and works well into fall.

Frank Olive Sun Hat Details

  • Gorgeous purple straw hat.
  • Wide brim in front, upturned brim in back.
  • Matching large straw bow
  • Hat may be worn with the bow in the back or front.
  • Circa 1980s.

About Frank Olive

Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1929, Frank Olive studied at the Chicago Art Institute, where he started designing costumes. He moved to New York originally hoping to design for the theater. He worked for a while at Chanda and Emme before opening his first boutique Greenwich Village, where he designed hats for Seventh Avenue fashion houses and leading department stores. In 1971 he partnered with David Stein to establish Frank Olive’s World. He was one of the foremost U.S. milliners from the 50s through the 90s. His customers included Carol Burnett, Diana Ross, and Peggy Lee. He died in New York in 1995 at age 66.

NOT SHIPPABLE TO ITALY due to Italian customs prohibition.

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