Is This Hat Good?

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At Jezebel, we frequently find ourselves asking: Is this shoe OK? But back when hats were practically required by custom, that was an even more pressing question about headgear. This woman looking in the window of a 57th Street boutique seems to say: no.

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But this lady looks like she could be persuaded, if she manages to figure out how it works.

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And this window shopper is ready to walk right in and make it happen.

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What do you say? Is this hat OK?

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Senior Editor, Attic Haunter, Jezebel

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theghostofjimmadison
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That is a Mr. John hat, so by definition, it is good.

A famous anecdote about Mr. John goes that a woman came into his shop in urgent need of a hat. He built one up right on her head, but she balked when he named his price. He then disassembled the pieces and handed them to her. “That’s $3.59,” he said, “You make it.”