Church Hats

If you have ever attended a Black church anywhere in America, you have witnessed the fashion show of all fashion shows.

First Ladies, head ushers, Deaconess Board members, Elders, Evangelists, choir directors, and church mothers don their finest threads with matching bags and hats and come to the cathedral strutting like peacocks. Which is ironic since it is the male peacock that struts to attract the female peacock, but I digress.

Having grown up in the church, I am VERY familiar with the bedazzled suits/dresses with the accompanying ornate hats or “head dressings”. For as long as I can remember I wondered WHERE these women shopped for their gear. Well, over the weekend…I found it!!!

Oh, not that I wanted to patronize the establishment but rather view in amazement and plot its demise. The sobering reality that arson carries stiff prison sentences in Georgia is the only thing that keeps me from following through with my plans…but again….I digress.

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