All posts by Chiao-Mei Lin

About Chiao-Mei Lin

I am currently on placement from Newcastle University. In the future I would like to work with fashion collections. So far I have been working on a number of projects with items such as hats, bags, parasols and many more. I have been enjoying learning about fashion trends through history.

Top Ten Hats: Part Two

In this part we would like to introduce five more of the top ten hats. In the collection there are 35 bonnets, nine of which are mourning bonnets. This one dates back to 1890 and is a fine example with… Read more

Top Ten Hats: Part One

Functional or fashionable?  The design of hats interests people but what are hats for? Working on several projects in the costume and textiles store at Discovery for the past eight weeks, Hannah Keen and I have tried to figure out… Read more