Yesterday I had the genuine pleasure of meeting hat designer Phyllis Beals at a 'trunk-show' in her home! A mutual friend of ours has been trying to get the two of us together for years, (we litterly live only 9 blocks apart!) but somehow it never happened until yesterday! What a treat to be with her (shown in first photo to the right with her friend Joan)! Her hats, her home, and even her car (see last photo) are filled with an overflow of artistic delight - a perfect reflection of a woman who radiates whimsical beauty and playful spirit!!!