SLIDESHOW: Isabella Blow’s Greatest Looks

Blow sports a Philip Treacy headdress for a 2005 Alexander McQueen collection. If you look closely, you can see the whole Swiss family Robinson.

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Blow poses for Vanity Fair in 2003 in this spectacularly sunny topper. The best part? It can double as a nachos bowl.

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Blow attends the Victoria and Albert Museum in London for the private view of “Fashion-ology,” Anna Piaggi’s 2006 exhibition.

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Issie prepares to enter the Debenham House in London for the annual Krug Rose Celebration in a killer garden snake-meets-feather duster chapeau.

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Blow poses for some press shots at her lipstick brand’s launch. This hat probably wouldn’t have worked if her last name were Cooperman or McGillicutty.

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Blow at the 2004 Young In-Style Awards in Shanghai. If Geordi La Forge from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" went to FIT, we imagine he’d hook up something like this.

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If only Halle Berry had worn this baby in Catwoman, the film might have stood a chance.

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Blow brings a dash—okay, more than a dash—of color to a Damien Hirst exhibition in 2006.

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Not many people could pull this nautical design off—no matter how hard they yanked at it.

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