MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS® Derby Hat Countdown – 75 of 101

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

Today we are featuring Hat #75, the “Liza”, a wide brim Derby chapeau that is found in Derby Hat Salon 1 at maggiemae.com. Blog-DerbyHatCountdownPoster-2015-75HatsI am always searching for new fabrics, and when I found this amazing organza material with polka dots in deep purple, plum and silver, I was immediately inspired to create a “Liza” style Derby chapeau using it for the trims. I fashioned the foundation of the hat out of a rich black dupioni silk for a good contrast to the trim fabric. Blog-LizaDer13-107H Next I took my beloved polka dot fabric and fashioned a large bow with long tails and sash, then added a purple shantung rose curl for the center of the bow knot. Blog-LizaDer13-107A The result was a wide brim hat that looks amazing from every angle… Blog-LizaDer13-107F   Blog-LizaDer13-107G Full of drama, sophisticated yet decidedly playful, that’s the new Liza of the Purple Dots! Talk about the perfect topper to make a grand entrance with at the Kentucky Derby or Royal Ascot this year… Blog-LizaDer13-107B For more views of the “Liza” hat design shown above, please visit the Liza Der13-107 hat webpage at maggiemae.com.

And don’t forget to visit our Derby Hat Collection offering four new Derby hat salons this year featuring Big Brims, Extra Wide Brims, Flappers/Medium Brims, Fascinators, Cocktail Hats and Cloches.

Thank you for visiting us here at Hats and Horses for Hat 75 of our Derby Hat Countdown.

Just 74 Derby chapeaux and 74 days to go ’til the 141st Kentucky Derby!

Your Derby Trivia Question for today – What horse won the Derby in 1929 who was named after his trainer?

The answer can be found at the following link – Derby Hats.

‘Til next time, thank you for visiting!

Sally

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