Friday, July 11, 2014

Project Cubbins: Hat 411 - He has a Certain Raffia Edge Edition

Day 411 / Hat 411: Multicolor striped sun hat with deconstructed raffia edge and floral print sweatband lining. Interior tag reads "Grevi, made in Italy," and fabrication tag reads: "40% acrylic, 40% nylon, 20% raffia."

A last minute dash-and-grab from the Bride's closet room. "I got that at Anthropologie," she says of its provenance. I, in turn, schnibbed it from the hat rack front and center inside the room. How it lasted this long without making the Project I do not know.

It's been a bear of a Friday, time to go hibernate ...

PC 311: Yellow Dot
PC 111: Whale Tale
A Year Ago Today in Project Cubbins

Q: OK, nice hat -- but what exactly is Project Cubbins, anyway?

A: One man's homage to Dr. Seuss and his second book, "The 500 Hats of Bartholemew Cubbins," which celebrated the 75th anniversary of its publication in 2013, Project Cubbins is an attempt to document the wearing of a different hat or piece of headgear every day for 500 consecutive days. No do-aheads, no ban

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