Early 1920 hats featured deep crowns, wide drooping brims and artistically arranged ornamentation. Hats were made in woven straw, silk pile velvet, and transparent shadow lace. To the left, a 1921 pochoir plate from Gazette du Bon Ton highlights a 1920 hat with a soft top crown and simplistic trimmings.
A fine woven black straw 1920 hat features a deep crown worn so low it just about covers the eyebrows. The very wide drooping brim drops dramatically at both sides and is trimmed with narrow satin ribbon. Large floppy pink petal flowers are nonchalantly arranged around the brim of this stylish 1920 hat.
The graceful lines of a Gazette du Bon Ton wide brim dress 1920 hat give it a very picturesque appearance. The crown has the new soft top and the brim droops considerably at each side while faced with a contrasting purple color.
Beautiful 1920 dress hat of silk pile velvet features the drooping wide brim of the early period. The ostrich feather trimming lies gracefully around the brim, a popular trimming for 1920 hats.
A 1920 wide brim silk pile velvet dress hat has a large grouping of ostrich feathers to the back. This hat was featured in a 1922 Gazette du Bon Ton.
Ostrich trimmings are dramatically arranged at the back of this Parisian 1920 hat from Gazette du Bon Ton. The tall draped crown sits low enough to cover the eyebrows.
A very stylish Parisian dress hat with a transparent lace brim was featured in a 1921 Gazette du Bon Ton. The 1920 hat is trimmed with a chic wide silk ribbon band with two matching streamers and finished with a large silk ribbon flower.
Featured are sensational fall creations from October 1921. These designs represent early 20s millinery in its highest sense with a combination of beautiful lines and color, and ornamented with exquisite materials and trimmings.