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The Vintage Fashion Guild™ (VFG) is an international organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of vintage fashion.
The Vintage Fashion Guild™ (VFG) is an international community of people with expertise in vintage fashion. VFG members enjoy a wealth of resources, avenues for promoting their shops and specialties, and camaraderie with others who share a common interest and passion.
A beach hat or sun hat is worn to protect the wearer’s head, face, and neck from the sun. It typically has a shaped crown and larger brim, and is made of straw, cotton, or lightweight materials.
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1920s Pierrette Paris summer yachting hat
1930s wide brimmed sun hat
1938 Mainbocher cotton & straw sun hat
1930s collapsible beach hat with carrying case
1930s floppy beach hat
1940s Knox beach hat
1940s large straw sun hat
1940s painted straw sun hat
1940s / 1950s straw beach hat
1950s fruit basket picnic hat
1950s/1960s straw beach hat
1950s straw sun hat
1960s sun hat
1960s sun beach hat by Marshall Fields
late 1960s straw beach hat
1960s / 1970s Mr. John Jr. straw sun hat
1960s / 1970s foldable bamboo beach hat
1980s man's straw Dobbs Planter's Hat