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A Milliner of Many Hats

May 4th, 2013

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I had a very long relationship with berets, but I’ve stopped wearing them since moving on from the girly 60s Parisienne obsession. I still very much like the structured uniform look, so I picked two hats from Many Hats Millinery that embodied that. I found a nice military-looking green tiny beret hat that was actually a fascinator, which I am wearing in the first two photos. A lot of times we think of crazy feathers, fishnets, and elaborate designs on these “mini hats” called fascinators. I found a nice selection of tamer designs on Many Hats that I think a lot of you will like.

The second hat was actually from a mixup, becauase I really wanted the last hat in the below collage! It would’ve fit in with the structured look I was hoping for while still being feminine, but I did easily fall in love with the hat that was sent to me instead. I think both of these would fit just fine with a lot of  casual outfits, without going overboard or too retro (which I really don’t have a problem with)!

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Do you own a fascinator or would like to own more of one? Many  Hats Millinery would like to give away any of their handmade hats valued up to $50 from their Etsy store! This giveaway is based on random drawing. Remember, the more entries you have, the more chances of winning. Good luck! Open to all (US and international) and will end on Sunday, May 19th at 12 am EST.

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So you think you need to ditch the head gear for summer? No need to sacrifice comfort for style with these light-weight wonder scarves! The lovely owner of The Style Underground contacted me to give away three scarves or hats to readers of à la Modest. I will be randomly picking three winners per item, so there are more chances to win! I was also requested to style one item of my choice that I will be putting up in a separate post. I picked the Luxe Silk Voile Scarf made from a silky and breathable fabric by Prada (materials are designer made). I usually avoid wearing hats, scarves, or anything in my head because I have hair as thick as my little brother’s skull, but this scarf actually made me feel a bit cooler… in both senses.

Video of one of The Style Underground’s tutorials for a turban:

Alright, shall we move on to the rules?

Mandatory Entry:

You must “like” The Style Underground on Facebook. Pick an item from their store that you would like to win and leave a comment on this post telling me what item that is.

Bonus Entries:

  1. Subscribe to The Style Underground on Youtube, and leave a comment telling me that you did. By the way, their channel has very helpful styling tips and tutorials!
  2. “Like”à la Modest on Facebook, and leave a comment telling me that you did (3 entries).
  3. Subscribe to à la Modest via Google Friend Connect, and leave a comment telling me that you did. If the link doesn’t work, use the “Join this site” button on the side bar (2 entries).
  4. Follow me on Twitter (@alaModest), and leave a comment telling me that you did. Include your user name (2 entries).
  5. Tweet about this giveaway, and leave a comment telling me that you did. Include your user name and/or a link to the tweet. Copy & paste this to tweet: “Win a hat or scarf of your choice from The Style Underground via @alaModest ! http://bit.ly/jpd8Ds #giveaway”
  6. Subscribe to this blog through BlogLovin’, and leave a comment telling me that you did.
  7. Post this giveaway as your status on Facebook, and leave a comment telling me that you did. Include your Facebook’s e-mail address. Copy & paste this: “Win a hat or scarf of your choice from The Style Underground via alamodest.com! http://alamodest.com/?p=6604”
  8. Suggest that your friends “like” à la Modest on Facebook, and leave a comment telling me that you did and/or how many friends you invited (2 entries).
  9. Blog about this giveaway in a new post, and leave a comment  with the link.
  10. Buy something from RGB Records until the end of the giveaway, and leave a comment telling me your full name. (5 entries)

For the bonus entries, I will check to verify if you have done these. If you are already subscribers/followers, indicate that you are in separate entries. Do not forget to leave me your real e-mail address!

This giveaway is based on random drawing. Remember, the more entries you have, the more chances of winning. Good luck! The giveaway will end on June 30th.

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