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Hats Galore

July 22, 2010

Yesterday marked opening day for the Del Mar horse races. Opening day for the horse races also brings along with it a long-standing tradition for women to wear their custom-made hats. We’re not talking about regular hats but really, really, really fancy hats. Peacocks would have been put to shame.

I saw one woman wearing a hat with a giant horse statue it, doubtless not comfortable at all. If only Veblen were alive today to write about the Del Mar hats and their ceremonial purposes.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. oliver permalink
    July 24, 2010 6:13 pm

    (Sarcasm) I’m so glad that many children die in poverty, so wealthy females can act irregularly fanciful !

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