Fantasia, like Hudson, also rocked a black fascinator. They differ slightly—in place of a rose, Fantasia’s headwear boasts fish net detailing. It also goes really, really well with her sleek retro dress and matching shawl.

Cicely Tyson


Add “purveyor of the perfect goth fit” to award-winning actor Cicely Tyson’s long list of accomplishments. This incredible hat is as confounding as it is artful, and might be my favorite of the day. It’s full body coverage.

This fan


She did that.

Update, 9/4/18: The identity of the “unnamed fan” and best hat-wearer is, according to an email sent by her son, the very stylish Lana Turner of Harlem!