Rye (Secale cereale) is a grass grown extensively as a grain and forage crop. It is a member of the wheat tribe (Triticeae) and is closely related to barley and wheat. Rye grain is used for flour, rye bread, rye beer, vodka and great whiskeys.
Here is to a life filled with love, alcohol and clothes on the floor!
These colorful and sharp hats were a sub-theme at Tales of the Cocktail this year. Bill Cunningham from the NY Times has done a marvelous feature on this tailored look that is everywhere this summer. I got into the act too. I bought mine from Meyer the Hatter, the South's largest hat store... in NOLA, natch!