The “Milliner’s Muse” Meets Royal Ascot

Ascot Racecourse, famous for that unforgettable racing scene in the great musical, My Fair Lady, has been celebrating its grand June tradition of Royal Ascot racing since the racecourse was founded in 1711 by Queen Anne. This year our Marmee, known at MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS® as "The Milliner's Muse", decided that she was going to …

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The Milliner’s Muse – Updated 3/31/16

Every milliner needs a muse; Maggie Mae was my muse and studio kitty in the beginning when I began my hat business more than 18 years ago. When she passed, a lovable orange and white feline entered our lives. She arrived one Christmas in a pet taxi from our local shelter with a stuffed chicken named, well, "Chickie." My husband and I named her Marmee as much for …