Hats: A brief reflection 

I am a life-long hat wearer—in babyhood I donned a puffy bonnet worthy of the Victorians; in adolescence I experimented (unsuccessfully) with a beret worn at a jaunty angle. Now, in adulthood, I've been known to wear anything from a trucker cap to a cloche. Putting on a hat is a transformative act, sometimes bold, sometimes subtle, but one that allows you, for a time, to try on a different persona—and maybe even perspective. That's why I'm proclaiming 2011 the new heyday of the hat! Hope you find one, or more, on the previous pages that suits you.



Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Katherine Wyrick

  • Offbeat at Bentonville's 21c Hotel

    New art-obsessed hotel opens with bike tricks and parkour, naturally.
    • May 9, 2013
  • In the center of things in Midtown

    I live in Midtown, also known as the Hall High neighborhood, where proximity is everything. I enjoy boasting that I can get anywhere I need to be in 15 minutes or less.
    • Dec 28, 2011
  • Aspiring to great Heights

    At the risk of sounding like some nostalgic curmudgeon, the Heights that I grew up in during the '70s and '80s is a far cry from the Heights of today.
    • Dec 28, 2011
  • More »

Most Shared

  • Welfare for the wealthy: More reasons to VOTE NO on ISSUE 3

    Voices on the left and right are lifted against Issue 3, the corporate welfare amendment to send tax money to private business and corporate lobbyists.
  • Little Rock police kill man downtown

    Little Rock police responding to a disturbance call near Eighth and Sherman Streets about 12:40 a.m. killed a man with a long gun, Police Chief Kenton Buckner said in an early morning meeting with reporters.
  • From the mind of Sol LeWitt: Crystal Bridges 'Loopy Doopy': A correction

    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is installing Sol Lewitt's 70-foot eye-crosser "Wall Drawing 880: Loopy Doopy," waves of complementary orange and green, on the outside of the Twentieth Century Gallery bridge. You can glimpse painters working on it from Eleven, the museum's restaurant, museum spokeswoman Beth Bobbitt said
  • Ted Suhl loses bid for new trial; faces stiff government sentence recommendation

    Ted Suhl, the former operator of residential and out-patient mental health services, has lost a second bid to get a new trial on his conviction for paying bribes to influence state Human Services Department policies. Set for sentencing Thursday, Suhl faces a government request for a sentence up to almost 20 years. He argues for no more than 33 months.

Latest in CUE Feature

  • The doyenne of Downtown Dogz bids adieu

    Sadly, the sweet Westie we recently photographed for this feature, Meg, passed away shortly after our visit.
    • Jun 29, 2011
  • Peace in

    A friend recently turned us on to these very cool bracelets from Peace Cord, made from authentic materials used by soldiers in the field.
    • Jun 29, 2011
  • Clare de Room

    A mama moonlighting as a designer gives a friend's old house a very chic update.
    • Jun 22, 2011
  • More »

Visit Arkansas

Searching for diamonds at Crater of Diamonds State Park

Searching for diamonds at Crater of Diamonds State Park

A venture to this state park is on the must-do list for many, the park being the only spot in North America where you can dig for diamonds and other gemstones and keep your finds.

Event Calendar

« »


2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31  

© 2016 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation