MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS® Derby Hat Countdown – 6 of 101

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

Today we are featuring Hat #6, the “Corinne” wide brim chapeau that is found in Salon 2 of the Derby Hat Collection at

Blog-DerbyHatCountdownPoster-2015-6HatsThe Corinne debuted during the 2011 hat season and since its introduction has become a favorite among my Derby hat ladies. Every year I receive custom requests for this original design in a wide assortment of colors, textures and trims.

The original Corinne is a stunning confection of black and white. The base of the hat is created in white dupioni silk and measures approximately 21 inches, end to end.

Blog-CorinneDer161-001I The hat is trimmed with a giant Marguerite fleur comprised of three layers of black silk organza with a black silk rose curl center.


A black silk organza double bow frames the Marguerite…

Blog-CorinneDer161-001E---CopyYards upon yards of glistening black tulle surround the crown; black buttons adorn the back.

Blog-CorinneDer161-001GBlog-CorinneDer161-001HYou’ll feel like you stepped off the the set of My Fair Lady when you stroll the grounds of Churchill Downs sipping your mint julep wearing your new Corinne chapeau!

Blog-CorinneDer161-001F---CopyFor more views of the Corinne chapeau shown above, please visit the Corinne hat webpage.

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 6 of our Derby Hat Countdown.

Just 5 Derby chapeaux and 5 days to go ’til the 141st Kentucky Derby!

Your Derby Trivia Question for today – Native Dancer lost the 1953 Derby by a head. Name his grandson who won the 1969 KY Derby.

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

‘Til next time, on to the Derby!




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