Today’s seasonally-inappropriate, we’d-die-of-heat-stroke-if-we-tried-it cupcake is for Felt Hat Day.
Evidently, the idea of today is to honor the bygone tradition of hat wearing; to wear a felt hat just for the hay–er, felt–of it.
He helped make the Fedora the ultimate topper for the better part of the 30s and 40s. Movies made the gangster/detective look complete with the Fedora, and Bogart made the gangster or detective look cool.
If you happen to live where hat would not be a heat death trap, those of us in the blistering south ask that you put on a felt hat today. We shall support you in spirit if not in practice.
Happy Felt Hat Day!