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What's with all the hats?
Hat luncheon, SCE, Viscaya
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Fiddlerman
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March 4, 2013 - 8:32 am
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Last week I was playing at this heavily guarded luncheon with a bunch of women and I thought it was really strange that everyone was wearing a hat. I thought to myself, "Is it the new thing to wear hats amongst the wealthy?"

The answer came when a friend sent me this link. Nice hats?

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but the one who needs the least."

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Almandin
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Haha! Some of those hats were actually really cool. Shame about the lack of Fiddlerman ball caps, though... rofl

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Its the influence of the British society scene. The U.S. granny's have been doing something similar for years. http://www.redhatsociety.com/e.....hotos.html

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KindaScratchy
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March 4, 2013 - 3:57 pm
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And then there's the ladies' hat scene at the Kentucky Derby. I watch it more for the hats than the horse race. :)

Oh come on, Pierre, admit it...the real reason you started this thread was so that we'd see your picture in the photo gallery!

roflol

Looks like it was a nice event, though. I've been to Vizcaya a few times...it's a beautiful estate.

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Fiddlerman
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March 4, 2013 - 7:38 pm
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Of course Diane. I thought that was funny.

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  Wow... would love to have a "hat face and body."    So cool... but only the Red/Purple Hats get away with it  here that I know of.

 

So funny how things catch on after the Royal Wedding... of course there was a bunch of mocking at first... but a good hat is undeniably beautiful...and a good thing caught on...

Awh take me to a time of hats, gloves... without all the  bad stuff.. lol

 

Toni :)

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March 4, 2013 - 11:26 pm
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Toni, you need 18th Century France

 

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Australia's biggest 'hat' day would be our most famous horse race, the Melbourne Cuphats_off

Seen it all. Done it all. Can't remember most of dunno ..... What was I saying???? facepalm

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