I hope everyone had a happy Easter! I took a stroll down Fifth Avenue Sunday to check out the wonderful bonnets of the informal NYC Easter parade.
The artfully hatted crowd was a mix of floral masterpieces, cheesy crafts, head-to-toe drag queens and of course, the freaks who just wanted attention. I loved the ladies who adorned sculptured creations that actually suited their personalities (hello Rosemary Ponzo!) and managed to look elegant. There were dapper gents who wore brightly colored suits and wonderfully coordinated accessories of hats, pocket squares and ties. There were people who rocked the vintage outfits, fashionable children and pets.
Steve Buscemi and the band Vampire Weekend were spotted outside Radio City Music Hall in their chic outfits filming a promo.
I loved the spirit of people who actually put forth an creative effort. Many of the holiday attired gentleman also carried a generous spirit by carrying baskets of toys or eggs that they gave out to children.
In snapping shots of the fine millinery, I realized later that my Hubby photobombed most of the pictures... He wasn't trying to be obnoxious, he was just afraid to lose me in the crowd and stayed close. I also found a corporate-looking Easter Bunny falling asleep on the job: