Unscripted, everyday life of the 1950s, New York
This group of women in 1950s New York has something in common with the guests at the recent royal wedding between Prince Harry and the American actress, Meghan Markle. What is that commonality? The fascinator! A fascinator is a headwear accessory item that is not quite a hat and not quite a headband. It is small, less cumbersome, and often sits perched on one side of the head. The fascinator, while popular in the 1950s as this photo suggests, enjoyed a comeback, thanks in part to Harry and Meghan’s request that female guests to their wedding wear hats or fascinators.
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