Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones’ is a collaboration between Jones and London’s Victoria and Albert Museum that showcases more than 250 hats and iconic headpieces, providing an inside glimpse into the world of millinery. The exhibition comprises an array of iconic headwear, such as a twelfth-century Egyptian fez and a wide-brimmed black silk tulle hat from Christian Dior’s first collection in 1948, along with some of Jones’s own creations, including Mick Jagger’s hat worn for the Rolling Stones ‘A Bigger Bang World Tour’ and Kylie Minogue’s Visor Headress from her ‘Showgirl’ tour. It runs from March 27 until June 27 at the Queensland Art Gallery, its only Australian venue.
Kiss of Death hat by Joe Gordon
~ the long rigid black feathers are like an Indian chief’s headdress caught in a high wind.