millinery millinery

Definition(s):

  1. (n) shop selling women's hats
  2. (n) hats for women; the wares sold by a milliner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A fitting philosophy for a house that began as a millinery in 1889.
  2. To provide an alternative, she opened a millinery boutique in Deauville,won enough acclaim to set up shop in Paris in 1914.
  3. Echoing Paris' tongue-in-cheek use of millinery, American hats create a kind of instant costume chic.

News

  1. Acclaimed hat designer to appear in Rancho Santa Fe on July 16

    Christine A. Moore, of Christine A. Moore Millinery, fresh from her appearance on the Today Show at the Kentucky Derby, and her Triple Crown appearances heads to Del Mar to partner with Aimstar Events and Studio Savvy Salon and Spa to continue her mission to provide elegant fashion for racing.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: Rancho Santa Fe Review

  2. New York City hat designer to appear at Del Mar events

    Moore kicks off her Del Mar events with a special appearance and Trunk Show at Studio Savvy — its Rancho Santa Fe location — on Tuesday, July 16, from noon-2 p.m. Moore’s hats will be available at both Studio Savvy locations (Rancho Santa Fe and Solana Beach). Christine A. Moore Millinery is focused on “creating wearable hat styles that push the quality of design, craftsmanship and elegance to a ...
    on July 14, 2013     Source: Del Mar Times

  3. "Downtown over time - An illustrated walking tour" July 19

    SHIRLEY -- Did you know that over the past 150 years, downtown Shirley has supported a wide range of businesses, including a butcher shop, grain store, millinery store (hats and gloves), doctor's office and others?
    on July 13, 2013     Source: Shirley Oracle

Quotes

  1. As for the hat, a gray pillbox with an oversized bow on the side, Franklin said "I bought it at a little millinery that I frequent out in Detroit."
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Aretha Franklin Source: Eurweb.com

  2. "It worked magnificently on two levels, as a mark of respect to the Queen's predictably jolly millinery concoction and also to her husband," the Daily Mail's Amanda Platell wrote. "Perched as it was on the back of her head, it offered no...
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: Amanda Platell Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "The RCA is the place to find the next wave of world-class millinery," says Treacy, "and long may it survive."
    on Jun 15, 2004 By: Philip Treacy Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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