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Will You Trade In Your Fedora For A Floppy Hat?


The Philip Treacy fascinator Princess Beatrice wore to the royal wedding fetched over $130,000 on eBay for the UNICEF and Children in Crisis charities. Lucky for you, the hats on the Fall runways won’t set you back quite that far. Floppy rather than froufrou, next season’s chapeaux have a seventies sensibility in keeping with the flared jeans and button-down blouses now in stores. Couple that fact with their face-shading wide brims, and there’s no reason not to invest in one of these babies now when summer is nigh.

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Recessionista: A Stephen Jones-Inspired Paper Hat


What: A paper hat from the newspaper of your choice, made by you.

Why: The Guardian has an interview with master hatmaker Stephen Jones today, who, besides providing headgear for Rei Kawakubo and John Galliano, has outfitted plenty a posh head in his day—Gwen Stefani, Beyoncé Knowles, Dita Von Teese, etc. The accompanying DIY video got us thinking: Why should good millinery be the first thing to go in a down economy? We can’t think of anything more uplifting than a beau chapeau. And plus, did you see the fringe on this thing?

Where: At the bodega nearest you.

How: Watch the clip.