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Overlooked No More: Otto Lucas, ‘God in the Hat World'

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To many fashionable women in the mid-20th century, no hat was worth wearing unless it was made by a London-based milliner. This anonymous designer created chic turbans, berets, and cloches, using luxe velvets and silks adorned with flowers or feathers. The hats gained popularity, making it onto the covers of magazines like British Vogue and on the heads of esteemed clients, including actresses and duchesses. This designer, known as “Otto Lucas,” enjoyed immense success, selling thousands of hats globally each year.