I wrote about South African in New York Albertus Swanepoel, milliner extraordinaire and hatmaker to the stars, earlier in the blog. If you didn’t see that piece, here’s a short video that recently appeared on Daily Candy that shows what Albertus Quartus Swanepoel looks like and what he does.
About Ted Botha
Ted grew up between Washington D.C. and Pretoria. He has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, and was an editor for Reuters in Manhattan. His books include 'The Girl with the Crooked Nose' and 'Flat/White,' about living in a crazy tenement in Manhattan. His latest book is a true story of murder and movie mayhem in the 1920s that takes place in Johannesburg, London, Paris and New York. Read more at tedbotha.com