Pharrell Williams in the Vivienne Westwood hat

Pharrell Williams wearing his Vivienne Westwood hat


Over the past month, Pharell Williams's now infamous Buffalo hat has gained a celebrity status all of its own – one which has almost surpassed the singer's.

But it looks like the Get Lucky singer is now saying goodbye to the giant Vivienne Westwood creation, as he's put it up for sale on eBay, with all proceeds going charity.

'I’m giving up the Buffalo Hat I wore to the Grammys to help underserved kids get the educational tools they need,' Pharrell explained in a statement.

'Our organization, From One Hand to Another, is committed to bringing kids experiences that ignite their passions, challenge their minds and prepare them for success.'

Nile Rodgers and Pharrell Williams

The vertiginous hat went on sale at 8pm GMT on February 20, and currently stands at $10, 5000 with 64 bids. The auction ends on March 2, and the winning bid will receive Pharell's hat along with a letter of authentication. 

The now iconic hat got its first outing atop Pharrell's head at this year's Grammys, and quickly became the talk of the show.

But this wasn't a one off fashion statement – Pharrell has since worn the hat to the Brits, at a Radio 1 appearance, to an Academy Awards lunch, and, seemingly, pretty much every time he's stepped out of the house.

We'll be sad to see it go…

By Olivia Marks

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