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One Person Bought All of Bill Cunningham’s Hats for About $20,000

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Photographer Bill Cunningham attends the Thakoon Spring 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at the Grand Ballroom at The Plaza Hotel on September 11, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images)

The anonymous "arts patron and friend of the cycling street-style photographer" purchased the full set of 23 vintage headpieces made by Cunningham under his William J label off of 1stdibs.com in ten minutes last week. WWD writes that she hopes to hand them over to a New York City museum (as opposed to wearing them in a variety of "On the Street" snapshots). Brava!

Photo: Chelsea Lauren/2011 Getty Images

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