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Fifty hats that changed the world

Author: Robert Anderson; Design Museum (London, England)
Publisher: London : Conran Octopus in association with The Design Museum, New York : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Hachette Book Group USA, 2011. 2011.
Series: Design museum (Conran Octopus Limited)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Lists the top 50 hats and headwear that have made a substantial impact in the world of fashion and design today. From an early 14th century imperial crown to Noel Stewart's 2010 Ribboned Cityscape headpiece, each entry offers a short appraisal to explore what has made their iconic status and the designers that give them a special place in design history.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Anderson; Design Museum (London, England)
ISBN: 9781840915693 1840915692
OCLC Number: 679938030
Notes: Includes index.
At head of title: Design Museum.
Description: 106 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Monomakh's cap --
Rose Bertin, hat for Marie Antoinette --
Top hat --
Fez --
Bowler hat (Derby) --
Balaclava --
Hardee hat --
Victorian bonnet --
Stetson, 'boss of the plains' --
Chef's toque --
Trilby --
Edwardian hat --
Akubra --
Paul Poiret, turban --
Caroline Reboux, cloche --
Mr. John, veiled cloche from Shanghai express --
Elsa Schiaparelli, shoe hat --
Adrian Gilbert, hat from The women --
Lily Daché, turban for Carmen Miranda --
Christian Dior, New Look hat --
Svend for Jacques Fath, cocktail hat --
Marlon Brando's biker cap --
Baseball cap --
Che Guevara's beret --
Halston, Jackie Kennedy pillbox hat --
Cristóbal Balenciaga, spiral hat --
Kufi cap --
Cecil Beaton and Alice O'Reilly, hat from My fair lady --
Pierre Cardin, Cosmos hat --
Louis Osman, Prince of Wales's investiture coronet --
Kenzo Takada, floppy beret --
Bell biker --
Frederick Fox, Queen's silver jubilee hat --
Pork pie hat --
Vivienne Westwood & Malcom McLaren, pirate's bicorne --
Maria Blaisse for Issey Miyake, mesh floppy hat --
Philip Somerville, hat for Diana, Princess of Wales --
Stephen Jones for Vivienne Westwood, tweed crown --
David Shilling, Royal Ascot hat --
Beanie --
Stephen Jones, 'Wash 'n' go' hat --
Wide-brimmed sombrero from Four Weddings and a Funeral --
Philip Treacy, feathered hat for Isabella Blow --
Tweed flat cap --
House of Flora with Neil Moodie, Hairts/Iconic heads --
Hussein Chalayan, LED helmet --
Søren Bach, multicolored pompom hat --
Franc Fernandez for Brian Lichtenberg, helmet headpiece --
Luke Song, hat for Aretha Franklin --
Noel Stewart, ribboned cityscape hat.
Series Title: Design museum (Conran Octopus Limited)
Other Titles: Design Museum fifty hats that changed the world
50 hats that changed the world
Responsibility: Design Museum ; text written by Robert Anderson.


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