Spring garden tour
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Hats in the Garden

Madge and Mr. Madge headed out this weekend on a beautiful spring morning to partake in the annual Gardens for Connoisseurs tour by the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Twelve private gardens were featured, all around the Atlanta area.   Madge loves gardens but since she has the blackest of ...

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Rudy Gernreich the total look
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Rudi Gernreich – The Total Look

Originally published in 2012.Recently Madge reported on a wonderful fashion design show, The Little Black Dress, curated by André Leon Talley at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Museum.  Little did she know that in another exhibit right around the corner lay a riot of color in waiting.T...

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Vintage Half Hats
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But I Don’t Look Good In Hats
The Half Hat, One Style for Every Woman

The most common remark Madge gets once someone knows that she sells vintage hat is “I love hats, but I just don’t look good in them”.   Madge’s reply comes right out of her personal manifesto: The women who thinks she can’t wear hats just hasn’t found the right hat.  For today’s styli...

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