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Original Vintage: This is a 1980s burgundy velvet hat,  made in the classic 1940s Pill Box Style, with face veiling. It has different personalities it can be worn in 3 different ways.

  • On the jaunt with the face veil down for a bit of mystery  1940s style, or you can put the veiling under the hat which just softens the line.
  • It can be worn straight on with the veiling over the face or under hat.
  • Alternatively, it can be worn 1960s Jackie ‘O’ style on the back of the head.

It has a large silk and velvet flower in corals hues with a burgundy ribbon stem and bow that sits on a bow of veiling that gives this hat all round interest, the ribbon is also used to trim the top of the pill box.


Dating from: 1980s 



The flower is 5.5"


2.5" deep 


Inside round opening  measures 21 1/4"


NB. this is not meant to fit over your head, but sits on your head it is secured with elastic which does not go under you chin but behind your hair

tip you can secure the hat with two crossed kirby grips on each side

and use a hair pin if you want to secure it on the back of your head.


Made of: Cotton Velvet lined in acetate lining


Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition:


The dress show in the photographs is also available see 1950s page


Vintage items are not new they date back to a particular era, some have survived in amazing condition, while others may show some signs of age but we feel they still deserve to make it into our collection. Therefore, we have listed our items into three Conditions:


  • Excellent Vintage Condition: Means the item is in great shape for its age. (Most of our stock will fall into this category)





80s Does 40s Velvet Pill Box Hat with Veiling

SKU: HL004
  • To re shape put in steam flow and brush gently

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