Fleur de Paris New Orleans Nicole LeBlanc Ladies Hat
Stunning black wool designer hat signed by milliner Nicole LeBlanc trimmed with red velvet roses, green velvet leaves,sprays of tiny yellow velvet flowers, brown feathers on a red and black ribbon band with bow finished with black netting veil with fluffy red chenille dots. 22" around opening of crown, 16 1/2" brim diameter. Brim is finished with black grosgrain ribbon. Fleur de Paris New Orleans label, signed on black satin lining with Zulu after the signature. Excellent condition. Perfect to wear to the races, a Mardi Gras party, to a wedding, church or for any special occasion. Lovely for Fall. From an estate sale in the DC area. Some background on the shop: Family owned and operated from its opening in 1980, the shop features one of the finest collections of custom and vintage millinery and accessories for fashionable ladies. "I would describe our shop (located in The French Quarter on Royal Street) as a hat lover's paradise," says Nicole LeBlanc. And with 23 years of experience, and after designing more than 12,000 hats, she should know. "This is the place you come to for the most fabulous chapeau you have ever had; for a hat that will draw attention to you; a hat to make you look beautiful and unforgettable." Offering only fashions and accessories that are one-of-a-kind or made in small quantities, customers invest in pieces that are as unique as their own personalities.