Thursday, June 7, 2012

Chevron Chic

Over the weekend I saw the movie Snow White and the Huntsman. I noticed during the battle scenes the soldiers carried flags and banners that had Chevron prints on them. I began to investigate the origin and found some interesting facts. The prints consist of thick parallel zig zags. Chevron patterns have been found in early pottery and rock carvings dating back to 1800 B.C. and have been used throughout history in military uniforms and crests. According to By Truth in Fashion/Published June 29, 2011.

How To Make A Spectacular Fascinator Kentucky Derby Style

I always love to watch the Kentucky Derby on television which is held on the first Saturday in May. The history of hats began with Col. Meri...