Once upon a time... You can guess how the story ends – “and they all lived happily ever after." But how did it begin? Well, you know where the term 'milliner' came from, but if you've always wondered where our fairytale began, check out The Story of SHOW PONY Millinery which we've drafted as a wee bit of … Continue reading Meet The SHOW PONY Unicorns
It seems like we have the Italians to thank for the creation of SHOW PONY Millinery - for it would appear Italy is the birthplace of the term 'Milliner'. Rumour has it the word 'milliner' originated from a word used in 16th Century Italy, around 1530. That word, 'milener', was used to describe an inhabitant of Milan, or … Continue reading Once upon a time: Millinery
Think of your SHOW PONY Millinery headpiece, hat or fascinator as a work of art, AKA a delicate item that can be easily damaged. Your fascinator is also your friend come race or wedding day and, like anyone close to you, it hates to be abused but LOVES to be pampered. So, with all that … Continue reading Fascinators 101: Hat Care
"Should I buy my fascinator or dress first?" Have no doubt about it, the fashion world's version of the 'chicken or egg?' debate is very much alive & kicking. Here at SHOW PONY Millinery, we are firmly ensconced in Team FASCINATOR. However, this isn't just some typical sales push from millinery designers - we've actually … Continue reading Fascinators 101: Hat or dress first?
If you've just purchased a SHOW PONY Millinery fascinator and are not sure how to wear the small elastic band, this post is for you. First things first, hat elastics do not fasten under the chin. While you may do up a helmet with a chin strap, our elastics (like those of any other fascinator) … Continue reading Fascinators 101: Hat elastics