Friday, January 8, 2010

Megan Bishop's "Mad" Hats

With the impending, much-anticipated release of Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, I'm so enthralled by anything that reminds me of that whimsical tale. Minneapolis' own legion of neo-Victorian designers have long counted Alice and her quirky posse as inspiration to their designs, which are often innocent with a dark edge.

Former Minneapolitan designer Megan Bishop of Apatico, who recently moved to the West Coast, has long been a part of the local neo-Victorian scene and continues to participate in local shows by the collaborative Libertine Asylum. She just posted images of some gorgeous hats she created, which are particularly Mad Hatter-esque. Here are some of my favorites:

View the full gallery here. She doesn't have an online shop or prices posted, but if you're interested contact Megan via her website.

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