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$ 59.50 $ 85.00

1950s Breton Hat by Leslie James, Brown Velvet Polka Dot, Hat Size 21

Brown on brown polka dots make this Breton a standout.
Approx. Hat Size: 21" (53 cm); Total Diameter: 10.5" (26.5 cm); Crown Height: 2.5" (6 cm)
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: Leslie James, Innes Department Store (Wichita, KS)
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Sophisticated Leslie James vintage breton in dark brown silk. Brim is covered inside and out with rich velvet polka dots. The polka dots vary in color depending on light refraction creating a stunning effect. Brown wool felt crown. Small brown bow. Two interior combs for a secure fit.

Breton style which means a rounded or flat-crowned hat with a brim that turns up around the edges, originally worn by peasants in Brittany, a region in France.

 

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$ 66.50 $ 95.00

1950s Breton Straw Hat by Leslie James, Red, Black & White, Hat Size 21

This vintage hat is a is a stunner. Intricate black and white striped straw with bright red netting over the sides.
Approx. Hat Size: 21" (51 cm); Diameter: 12.5" (32 cm); Crown Height: 3" (7.5 cm)
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: Leslie James, Innes Department Store (Wichita, KS)
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Fabulous large breton hat. The straw weave detail even wraps underneath. The top is solid black. By Leslie James for Innes Dept. Store, Wichita, Kansas; the major department store in my hometown before it became just another Macy's.

Breton style which means a rounded or flat-crowned hat with a brim that turns up around the edges, originally worn by peasants in Brittany, a region in France.

 

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$ 38.50 $ 55.00

1950s Gray Wool Ladies Hat with Hatpins & Netting, Hat Size 22

Snazzy gray wool felt hat by famed milliner Leslie James
Approx. Size: Hat Size: 22" (56 cm); Outside Diameter: 10" (25cm); Height of Crown 2" (5 cm); Width of Brim: 1.75" in front (4.5 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Leslie James California,  Woolf Brothers, Label size 22
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Vintage gray wool hat. The salmon pink grosgrain ribbon hatband makes really inventive color combination with the gray body. Upturned brim on each side. Front of hat tapers to the back. Two different hatpins. In the front that is gray pearl bead; in the back a gray fabric knot.  Matching gray netting and wool cord bow at back. Two inside combs and stretch cord for a secure fit.

 

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1950s Orange Straw Breton Hat by Leslie James, Hat Size 20

Cute, cute, cute!
Approx. Hat Size: 20" (51 cm); Total Diameter: 12" (30.5 cm); Height: 2" (5 cm);
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: Leslie James, Innes Wichita
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Orange straw breton. Hat is hard straw with black netting that may be draped over the sides or tucked in the crown. Large flat straw bow across the front give this one a very fashion forward look for the 1950s. 

 

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$ 52.50 $ 75.00

Ladies Wide-Brim Fedora, Navy with White Leatherette Band, Hat Size 22

The white hatband makes this hat really pop.
Approx. Size: Hat Size: 22" (56 cm); Diameter: 11" (28 cm); Height of Crown 5" (12.5 cm); Width of brim: 3" in front (7.5 cm)
Condition:  Very good
Mark/Label:  Union Label

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Made just loves this wide brim fedora in navy blue. White leatherette hatband with side bow. Upturned brim in the back.  Fabulous three season look.  Now where are those navy spectator pumps?

 

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$ 85.00

Leslie James Brown Dish Hat, Rhinestones, Vintage 1950s

Fabulous dark brown dish hat by famed milliner Leslie James.
Approx. Hat Size: 22" (56 cm); Total Diameter: 10.5" (26.5 cm); Height: 2" (5 cm)
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: Leslie James
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Brown felt vintage dish hat with satin trimmed edge.  Large rhinestone detail.  The dish has was originated by Christian Dior in 1947 as part of his new look. Molded crown platform with comb for a secure fit. 

The name dish hat comes from the flat round style.  This hat size is flattering for almost everyone and can be worn straight or at a tilt. Label size 22.


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Leslie James Hat, Red, White & Black Feathers, Netting, Hat Size 20

Lovely feathered hat by Leslie James
Approx. Hat Size: 20 (48 cm); Total Diameter: 7" (17.5 cm); Crown Height: 2" (5 cm)
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: Leslie James, Bridget Felt made in Italy
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Bright red wool base with a crown of white and black feathers with a few red feathers sprinkled in. Red topknot with netting. Two combs for a secure fit.


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Vintage 1950s Leslie James Bejeweled Vintage Hat, Size 21

Unique vintage hat from Leslie James.
Approx. Hat Size: 21" (51 cm); Total Diameter: 12.5" (32 cm); Crown Height: 3" (7.5 cm)
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: Leslie James, Innes Department Store (Wichita, KS)

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Fabric base in an abstract floral print in brown green red and yellow. Studded with sewn-on acrylic stars and tear drop jewels in red green, yellow and olive. Large brown fabric hatpin. Corded hatband with decorative bow. Inside comb for a secure fit.  Label size 22 but please check measurements below.

 

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$ 45.50 $ 65.00

Vintage 1960s Breton Hat by Leslie James, Black Straw, Hat Size 21.5

Cute, cute, cute vintage hat!
Approx. Hat Size: 21.5" (54.5 cm); Diameter: 9.5" (24 cm); Crown Height: 7.5" (11.5 cm); Width of Brim: 7.5" (7.5 cm)
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: Leslie James
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1960s mod version of a Breton hat. Shiny black straw weave. Black ribbon hatband. Cute top stem in black, red and white.

 

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Vintage 1960s Leslie James Black & White Wide Brim Hat, Straw Netting & Dingle Balls

This vintage hat has it all.
Approx. Hat Size: 21" (53 cm); Total Diameter: 13" (33 cm); Height of Crown: 4.5" (11.5 cm); Width of Brim: 3" (7.5 cm)
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: Leslie James
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You will find the curved design very flattering on.  Leslie James wide brim hat in black and cream woven straw.  Very wide orange ribbon hatband. Around the brim is gold ribbon plus natural straw netting with small dingle balls. Top of crown is indented with interior black ribbon.  And, if that wasn't enough - gold lame ribbon bows on the back. Full three season hat. Two built-in combs for a secure fit.

 

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Vintage 60s Mod Black Straw Hat by Leslie James, Hat Size 21.5

Dig that patent leather hatband
Approx. Hat Size: 21.5" (54.5 cm); Total Diameter: 8.5" (24 cm); Height: 4.5" (11.5 cm)
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: Leslie James, Innes Wichita
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Black 60s mod hat in black straw. Black patent hatband wraps around the sides with a large black button. Two built in combs for a secure fit.

 

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$ 24.50 $ 35.00

Vintage Beret by Leslie James, Navy Wool, Hat Size 22

Beautiful navy beret with unique twist.
Approx. Size: Hat Size: 22" (56 cm); Outside Diameter: 9" (23 cm); Height of Crown 3" (7.5 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Leslie James
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The classic beret gets a fashion update by Leslie James. Soft navy wool. Back cord bow with faceted silver beads. 

 

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$ 65.00

Vintage Leslie James Tall Hat, Bright Blue, Hat Size 20.5

Fabulous pop of color for those dreary winter days.
Approx. Hat Size: 20.5" (52 cm); Outside Diameter: 10" (25 cm); Crown Height: 9" (23 cm); Brim Width: 1.5" (4 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label:  Leslie James
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Tall fedora hat in bright royal blue with snappy bright green hatband. Upturned brim on one side.  Nappy wool looks like faux fur. 

 

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1960s Natural Straw Breton Hat By Leslie James, Large Silk Daisy Hatband, Hat Size 21

Fun summer straw hat with large silk daisy.
Approx. Hat Size: 21" (53 cm); Total Diameter: 15" (38 cm); Height: 4.5" (11.5 cm); Width of brim in front: 4" (10 cm) 
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: Leslie James, Innes Wichita
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Natural straw hat in a French style Breton with upturned brim. Front brim extends out farther than the back. Black ribbon hatband with large silk daisy on the side. 

Breton style which means a rounded or flat-crowned hat with a brim that turns up around the edges, originally worn by peasants in Brittany, a region in France.

 

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