Bernhardt

Bernhardt

295.00

BERNHARDT

Fedora, inspired by the first fedoras in the 19th century

Soft Brown Plush Fur Felt

Trim: 2” Width Petersham Ribbon , Natural-colored coque feathers

and Upturned Ribbon-bound Wire Brim

Crown: 4.5" High with hand-formed center dent

Brim: 2" Width with Wired with matching Petersham ribbon

Matching Head-size Ribbon

Head Size: 22"*

*Available in additional sizes and colors. Can be finished with standard bow trim. Email jen@diewithahaton.com for more information

Inspired by the first fedoras, which were primarily worn by women. The term Fedora was coined as a result of the 1882 play, Fédora, written by Victorien Sardou for Sarah Bernhardt, who played the title role - Princess Fédora Romazov. Bernhardt was known for boldy donning male fashion - the fedora itself considered to fit more in that category at a time when women were fighting for equal rights. The Women’s Rights Movement subsequently adopted it as a symbol.

Our Bernhardt is a nod to its 19th Century birth and that no gender should be limited by societal expectations in their fashion choices.

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