photo by robert c
Watching the inauguration this morning, I noticed that there were a ton of hats in the crowd. Granted, it was about 26 degrees and with wind chill even less, and a hat makes you the smart (and enviable) one in the crowd, there was a sea of incredibly fashionable and daring hats. There was the “O-beanie,” a whole sea of warm ones, and I was finally able to find a picture of the guy that inspired this whole article, Mr. Red Fedora (above the First Lady’s wrist). Let’s not forget the always-fabulous Ms. Aretha Franklin and her utterly amazing hat:
care of mtv online
A lot of people say JFK’s inauguration began the decline in popularity of men’s hats in the US, but just because everyone pounds it into you doesn’t make it true.
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