How could we not love an occasion like the Kentucky Derby where hats get nearly as much attention as the race itself? The party that surrounds the race itself has become legendary, with patrons dressed to the nines, drinks flowing freely, and a general air of excitement when everybody’s betting slip is still a potential winner. The festivities in Louisville attract celebrities and wealthy guests who don their most gregarious outfits, setting the fashion standard by which other patrons measure their own garb. Of course, the hat is the absolute centerpiece of the outfit when attending a Kentucky Derby party.
The Masters is the major golf tournament with the most tradition and mystery surrounding it, with a history as interesting as the action that the tournament provides every April. With that in mind, it’s the perfect tournament to go back in time and take a look at the hats that past champions enjoyed wearing. The player’s hats looked a lot different without the endorsements that are around these days! Before looking at the past player’s hats, take a look at these Masters traditions:
By the end of the Super Bowl game this Sunday, you’ll probably be tired of hearing about football for a little while. We promise we won’t blog about the NFL until at least pre-season 2015 after this, but we couldn’t resist mentioning the cowboy hat that Seahawk’s defensive end Michael Bennett wore to his press conference this week.
With all the crazy stories in the news this NFL season, it’s appropriate that there are several storylines surrounding this year’s Super Bowl. Obviously, the issue getting the most press is the Patriots getting accused of deflating their footballs before the game to gain a competitive advantage.