Anichka

Anichka is a hat made in Hattingdon’s distinctive classic hat silhouette — created in support of the people and country of Ukraine — in the blue and yellow colours of their flag.

Anichka Hattingdon.

The name Anichka in the Ukrainian, Hebrew origin, means grace, or favoured, and the reason we chose it for this hat — at this time.

The Ukraine Flag

Ukrainians raise flags in defiance of the recent Russian invasion.
Creator: VALENTYN OGIRENKO | Credit: REUTERS

Ukraine acquired a distinctive flag in 1949 under the communist regime. The Red Banner of the Soviet Union with its golden hammer, sickle, and star was modified for use in Ukraine by having a horizontal stripe of light blue added at the bottom.

After Ukraine again proclaimed its independence on August 24, 1991, many fought to maintain a communist system under that flag. Eventually, however, anticommunist forces were successful, and the flag was replaced with the nationalist blue-yellow banner on January 28, 1992, seen above.


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Hattingdon H Logo in her signature brown.

By © Vivian Grant Farrell