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The vaunted Japanese Special Naval Landing Forces who helped to defend Betio were sheltered in fortified pillboxes and bunkers around the island.
The downside is that, because the hats stay put during the ceremony, guests can’t guarantee that their view of the happy couple won’t be blocked by a jaunty pillbox number edged in fake flowers.
Antique Russian Imperial pillbox, $4,500, 1stdibs.com.
Her Prim Cocktail Suits Diana often wore pastel sets paired with pillboxes for cocktail attire, but Abloh imagined the modern day Diana sporting shorter hemlines—and tennis shoes for evening.
Inspired by the retro silhouettes, which harkened back to the ‘40s and ‘50s, McKnight sought to create an alternative to the pillbox hats that would have punctuated them back in the ‘40s and ‘50s.
Besides killing the Japanese soldiers, Jackson destroyed a dozen enemy pillboxes.
Throughout the Expo, hostesses wore pale blue A-line skirts, blazers and pillbox hats.
Givenchy told reporters of one display dedicated to 15 hats: satin pillboxes with ostrich feathers, a long flat velvet hat with bow, and dramatic capelines adorned with sequins and turkey feathers.
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