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Philip Treacy talks hats and Hollywood
Philip Treacy talks hats and Hollywood

Americans may never be as interested in hats as they are during the season of horse races that starts with the Kentucky Derby and moves on through the Preakness to the Belmont Stakes — the races that make up the Triple Crown. (American Pharoah won the Derby on Saturday; now we have to anticipate the Preakness at Baltimore’s Pimlico race course on May 16 and the Belmont in Elmont, N.Y. on June 6.) Hats were out in force at the Derby. So it seemed like a good time to highlight couture hat designer Philip Treacy, best known for his creations for British royals including Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Princess Beatrice. Treacy, famous for his sculptural and sometimes...

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