Isabella Blow’s Greatest Hats

On May 7, 2007 Isabella Blow, one of the great style icons of recent decades, took her own life. And while “Issie’s” famously eye-popping hats themselves were purchased by Daphne Guinness and are presumably being well cared for, they’ve rarely been seen since. 

With two new biographies set to arrive in stores on Nov. 9, the time seems right for a look back of some of Blow’s loopiest lids.

SLIDESHOW: Isabella Blow’s Greatest Hats