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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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"A hat that is well designed never goes out of fashion," claimed Lilly Dache. "I wear some of mine three and four years." Dache was the best-known milliner of the 1930s. By 1940 she had produced around nine thousand hats, which sold for twenty-five dollars at forty-seven department stores across the country. In the 1930s she was best-known for her half-hat, a hat with a narrow brim and crown that sat on the back of the head. The millinery industry embraced the half-hat as its best weapon against what it called the insanity of "the hatless craze." Dache was also attributed with starting the popularity of the turban in the 1930s.

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