As we know from our reading guide, Zora Neale Hurston was well known for her "audacious hats."
Indeed, a Google image search for "Zora Neale Hurston hat" turns up not
only lots of images of the author and her hats, but also plenty of other
people wearing impressive chapeaus. (Also among the results? A Zora Neale Hurston finger puppet.)
Want to see more photos of authors in audacious hats? Check out this Flavorwire gallery of "30 Photos of Famous Authors in Epic Hats. Because Why Not?" Why not indeed! Zora's in there; do you think she'd approve of the other authors' toppers?