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Fifty hats that changed the world

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
Print Book, English, 2011
Conran Octopus in association with The Design Museum, London, 2011
106 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
9781840915693, 1840915692
Monomakh's cap
Rose Bertin, hat for Marie Antoinette
Top hat
Bowler hat (Derby)
Hardee hat
Victorian bonnet
Stetson, 'boss of the plains'
Chef's toque
Edwardian hat
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
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
Includes index
At head of title: Design Museum