Here Are Some Stupendous Hats

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In July 1961, an Associated Press photographer stopped by a showcase of autumn and winter fashions in Florence, Italy. Hats were apparently of particular interest. It is not an exaggeration to describe the results as magical.

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This one’s made of tulle, ostrich feathers, chenille, and a devil-may-care attitude toward peripheral vision.

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This one should come with a warning about allergins.

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The resemblance to a spray-painted chrysanthemum is really uncanny.

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Ma’am, someone has put an arrow through your hat.

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Contact the author at kelly@jezebel.com.

Photos via AP Images.

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Libraryanneagain

I need to create more hat-wearing occasions in my life.