Pharrell Williams' heaping helping of hat at Sunday night's
Sunday night we opined that it might be a
The hat is available through the Vivienne Westwood Worlds End boutique in London, where it will cost you roughly $158 at current exchange rates. That was confirmed for us by the folks at the Vivienne Westwood Los Angeles boutique on Melrose Avenue (who told us they'd already received several phone calls looking for said hat -- two inquiries coming even before the store opened at 11 a.m.).
[Updated 4:25 p.m. PST Jan. 27: We've just been informed by the Westwood folks that the hat may now be pre-ordered by U.S. shoppers by calling the 8320 Melrose Ave. boutique at (323) 951-0021.
The "Mountain" is available in one size and two colors (black and brown) and can be yours for $180. We're told delivery is expected in mid-March, at which time a limited number of the hats also will be available for purchase in-store.]
Monday morning we were also apprised of the provenance of another of the evening's headling hats -- the wide-brimmed number Madonna chose to accessorize her red carpet
Javits related how he came up with the custom-designed black felt gaucho hat: "A Western style hat was requested. I proportioned the hat to frame her face and coordinate with her menswear-inspired Ralph Lauren look .... I wanted to create a hat that would not only reflect her stature as a goddess in the music industry, but as a popular American cultural icon as well."
Now all we need to know about last night's Grammy hat-a-palooza is who makes those dashing