I was looking through photos of 19th-century Hudson, Ohio, and saw a sign for “Belle Mills, milliner.”
The legendary British milliner dedicated his return to the runway to Michael Jackson -- and Lady Gaga made a veiled appearance.
The British milliner designed the exhibition in four small rooms, designed to give a “flavor of her Milan apartment.”
He started out as a milliner in Chicago in the 1950s, designing hats for Kim Novak and Deborah Kerr.
A 23-year-old son of a milliner from the city of Vyborg, he was drafted into the army when the Soviet Union invaded Finland.
That afternoon it fell out that my aunt took me with her to a milliner's on some business.
She was an assistant to a milliner and bonnet-maker in the Edgware Road.
It was a milliner's bonnet-block, on which a face had been painted.
The milliner would have it there was nothing beside that fitted me.
It happened the very next morning that Mrs. la Mode, the milliner, called upon Mrs. Ludgate.
mid-15c., "vendor of fancy wares, especially those made in Milan," Italian city, famous for straw works, fancy goods, ribbons, bonnets, and cutlery. Meaning "one who sells women's hats" may be from 1520s, certainly by 18c. (it is difficult in early references to know whether the word means a type of merchant or "a resident of Milan" who is selling certain wares).