Published Sunday, December 2, 2001
$4.95 each plus shipping and handling from
Oriental Trading Company, P.O. Box 2676, Omaha, Neb. 68103; 1-800-228-2269;
fashionable with the classic Flamingo Hat. They're only $4.95
each, so pick up one for every person on your holiday shopping
Suggested by Fred Hegel III of Greensburg, Pa.
The flamingo hat has long been considered a fashion classic.
But until recently it was available only at exclusive stores in
posh places such as Beverly Hills, where top entertainers such
as Miss Barbra Streisand and Mr. Bruce Willis have been known
to snatch up entire shipments of these beauties the instant they
Now, however, the Gift Guide has located a source willing to
sell the flamingo hat to you, the dirtball public, for just $4.95
-- an incredibly low price to pay to acquire the distinctive ``look''
of a large pink bird squatting on the wearer's forehead. You will
want to buy one of these for everybody on your holiday list, and
one for yourself, to wear to formal parties and religious services.
Also, we think all airline pilots should be required to wear
this item, to let the public know they are in command.