Aretha Franklin's hat, which she wore to the inauguration of President Barack Obama, has become a design inspiration for many objects.
The bow on Aretha's hat has been turned into a glittery-glass Christmas tree ornament. When designer Curtis Posuniak saw the hat, he instantly knew that he wanted to make a little glass version of it.
Implications - Celebrities' signature styles become very well-known and have the power to hugely impact large amounts of people. Advertisers can use famous celebrity fashion statements and styles to create advertisements that people will instantly recognize and connect to. People tend to respect businesses that are up-to-date on current trends and celebrities because it makes the business seem knowledgeable.
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Aretha Franklin's Infamous Bow is Now a Christmas Ornament
- By: Tisah TucknottJun 26, 2009 Updated: Mar 31 2011