MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS® Derby Hat Countdown – 2 of 101

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

Today we are featuring Hat #2, the “Liza”, a wide brim design found in Derby Hat Salon 1.

Blog-DerbyHatCountdownPoster-2015-2HatsI have a fondness for the Liza. It was one of my earliest designs for the Derby Hat Collection and for a long time it was my widest brim. Measuring approximately 17″ end to end, there is something about the Liza that makes her easy to wear and  love. And this style has many, many different “looks” as you can see if you pop into Salon 1 of the Derby Hat Collection

The Liza Der13-113 was the result of a customer’s request for a classic wide brim style that would be suitable not only for the Derby but also for weddings and fancy teas. Created in silver dupioni silk and trimmed with a single jumbo navy silk organza Marguerite, navy and charcoal silk bow loops and deep blue tulle, I think you’ll agree that this grand Lady is simply scrumptious and fits the bill for just about any occasion, including the Derby!

Blog-LizaDer13-113FBlog-LizaDer13-113GFor more views and details about the Liza Der13-113 chapeau shown above, please visit the Liza 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 2 of our Derby Hat Countdown.

Just 1 Derby chapeau and 1 day to go ’til the 141st Kentucky Derby!

Your Derby Trivia Question for today – Why is the Kentucky Derby also known as “The Run for the Roses”?

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

‘Til next time, on to the Derby!




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