MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS® Derby Hat Countdown – 69 of 101

The Derby Hat Countdown continues featuring 101 Derby hats created by MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS®!

Today we are featuring Hat #69, the “Miranda’s Sasha” wide brim Derby chapeau that is found in Derby Hat Salon 2 at


Several Derby seasons ago a woman named Miranda asked if I could recreate my “Sasha” Derby hat style in different colors. Miranda was giving herself a Derby hat for her birthday for the upcoming Run for the Roses and she thought the Sasha would make a dramatic statement.


Miranda knew that she wanted the hat to be in black with an elegant silver and black Marguerite trim centerpiece.

I used black dupioni silk to fashion the 22-inch Sasha asymmetrical hat foundation. I then fashioned a large Marguerite in alternating petals of black and charcoal silk organza with a medley of black and silver satin leaves to frame it. A simple black button adorned the center of the Marguerite and black netting added a captivating wispy shimmer to the design.

Miranda’s dream for her custom Derby birthday chapeau was now a reality. The two of them were ready for mint Juleps and the call to the post on Derby Day!


For more views of the “Miranda’s Sasha” hat design please visit the Miranda’s Sasha webpage at

And don’t forget to visit our KY Derby Hat Collection for more Derby hat ideas. We have four new Derby hat salons this year with something for everyone from fascinators to extra wide brims!

Thank you for visiting us here at Hats and Horses for Hat 69 of our Derby Hat Countdown.

Just 68 Derby chapeaux to go ’til the Run for the Roses!



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