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Orders Pour in for Aretha's Hat

Detroit's Mr. Song Millinery is brimming with orders for Aretha Franklin's memorable—some might say fanciful—inauguration hat. The Los Angeles Times reports that Franklin, who sang (live!) My Country, 'Tis of Thee at Obama's inauguration, was an established fan of Luke Song's hats, and "she helped come up with the concept, wandering around the store and 'adding and subtracting to what we had already' to match a coat she wanted to wear." But does it take a diva of Franklin's caliber to pull off the look?