Ms. Colon-Lugo has quite a story: she studied costume design at the School of Fashion Design in Boston and later at New York University. Her hats have adorned the covers of Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and W Magazine, and she is president of the Milliners Guild in New York. Says Colon-Lugo, “The idea of balance is very important in a hat. I don’t do yoga, I do hats. Hats reveal our inner characters, and we have many of them.”
Which of her hats will be watching the Kentucky Derby tomorrow?
Good luck charm, Martha’s “Tarry” – Secretariat – taking in the scene at Belmont
Martha, a young friend, was at Belmont Stakes this past Saturday, spending the day with her dad and hundreds of others, hoping to see California Chrome end the racing drought and capture the Triple Crown. As we now know, that wasn’t to be, but Martha is optimistic (as am I) that we are getting closer every year.
How I would have loved to be there, myself! But since I couldn’t, I thank Martha for being my eyes and ears, and taking these beautiful shots of the scene at the paddock. Continue reading →