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Hats off to Derby Day: DIY tips for a head-turning chapeau

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What is it about great, big, glamorous hats? We go nuts for the famous headgear worn by upper-class Brits, meanwhile, here in America eye-catching chapeaus seem to be worn mainly by ladies of a certain age in African-American churches and Orthodox synagogues. Except for this time of year, when hats become THE must-have accessory for Kentucky Derby Day. No matter what part of the states you hail from, the Kentucky Derby is the chance to get on your HAT-itude. A lacy feather fascinator or a wide brimmed hat trimmed in ribbon and pearls can dress up any dress and create a sophisticated and festive atmosphere at any party. If you are lucky enough to attend the Kentucky Derby at Churchill…

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