arie Galvin’s millinery store sells hats that give Lady Gaga a run for her money. Her Hatty Award-winning Galvin-ized Headwear hats and headbands are big, funky, trendy, and just a bit over the top, with bows, lace, feathers, and anything and everything else that screams fashion. The high-fashion hats come with high price tags, but anyone who loves style will enjoy just looking (assuming you can find the garden-level shop in an old industrial building). Galvin also offers private fitting and styling sessions. Nesin
The apparel industry was created in Boston in the 19th century, before which time garments were made by women for themselves, or individually by dressmakers. Boston tailors developed mass production after standardizing sizes and creating paper patterns, most of them copied from European designs.
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Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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