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Finding Madge in Mississippi
A Granddaughter’s Journey

Madge in Mississippi
Opening an online 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...

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Leslie James Hats
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What’s In a Label? Leslie James Hats

This month in honor of National Hat Day, January 15,  Madge is featuring some of her favorite milliners. WHAT'S IN A LABEL? LESLIE JAMES HATSThe first hat I purchased was at an antique store in my hometown of Wichita, Kansas.  I was in middle school and the hat was a faux leopard number, probably fr...

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