RoseHip Fan-love Contest 2011

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For the month of June, fans can enter their name in the contest to win a lovely daily prize. Grand Prize Draw is July 1… for a custom RoseHip hat!  See Rosehip Facebook event page for more details. The sooner you enter, the greater your chances to win a daily prize. Good Luck!… Shari

Hat-Hunting Tips – 1. Fit & Colour

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In my years of designing and selling hats I’ve met thousands (!) of people searching for that perfect hat, a soon-to-become favourite – one that feels good, looks great, and is a natural extension of their personality.  Many start off with a good sense of what styles and colours appeal to them and flatter their looks; some need a little extra help in this area, especially if hat-wearing is unfamiliar … Read More →

Hat-Hunting Tips – 2. Brim Angles, Face Shape & Body Type

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(to go back to Hat-Hunting Tips – Part 1 click here)  The hunt continued….  Now it’s time to ‘work’ the hat on your head and ‘play’ with the angle of the brim. A hat can flatter the face much more when worn on a bit of a tilt. Start with ¼ inch tilt and go from there, trying the tilt to one side of the face, then the other. This emphasizes the … Read More →

Step lightly with earth-loving textiles

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A sustainable textile product: is designed with consideration of the environmental and social impact it may have throughout its total life span. has a much smaller ‘ecological footprint’ than its conventional counterpart: it creates less pollutants and waste; is toxic-free and uses less water and non-renewable resources.  Here are three of my favourite eco-textile sources for ‘green hat’ design:  1.) Certified ORGANIC COTTON is free of destructive toxic pesticides and … Read More →

GRANVILLE ISLAND

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Rosehip Hats at Granville Island, since 1997 – Vancouver BC, CANADA  Vancouver’s jewel: an island in the middle of the city … “… picture a place moulded by a fascinating history, buzzing with a colourful artistic community. A living, breathing urban oasis filled with fine waterfront restaurants, theatres, galleries, studios, unique shops, cafes and the most spectacular fresh food market you’ve ever seen. Add a vibrant and diverse mix of … Read More →