You May Soon Own a Bill Cunningham–Designed Hat

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) Photo: Chelsea Lauren/2011 Getty Images

An assortment of headpieces made by the man who would later become the bicycling New York Times street-style photographer will be available for purchase come Wednesday on They were created in the fifties and sixties under his label William J. Only 23 hats will be up for sale, so buying one could prove more difficult than having your picture taken by Mr. Cunningham himself; the results: equally covetable.