half hats in 50th style

Half hat & Cocktail Hat - classy & fine in Vintage Style

The half hat or bandeau hat describes a hat that leaves a large part of the head uncovered. The back of the head and the pony area remain uncovered, so only half the head is covered. So it It was also called a halo crown . The most common shape is the kidney or half-shell shape. 

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Half Hat - Vintage accessory & symbol of femininity

This hat was born through the hatter Lilly Daché, who received an award for her modiste arts in 1941. Especially in the 50s fashion the hat was very popular. Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth II were also often seen wearing the calssy half hat. In 1957, the Times described the Half Hat as the royal God-given hat shape for American femininity, so the hat was also called Halo Crown. But this small hat shape is also known as a bandeau hat. New at Miranda's Choice are our Infinity hats (known from the Mrs. Maisel Tv serie). 

Half Hats & Cocktail Hats: Discover Miranda's Choice

Our half hats are vintage inspired - with precious lace, hand embroidered, in different sizes or decorated with flowers. If you like it more playful or extravagant, check out our fascinators. Interested in other vintage headpieces? Miranda's Choice has a wide range of hats and turbans and we'll be happy to customise them for you.

You can also find small & large round fascinators at Miranda's Choice, maybe our mini fascinators are something for your head?