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Outlandish fashion celebrated during New York's Easter Parade

Published 8:48 PM ET, Sun March 27, 2016
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People in costume attend the 2016 New York City Easter Parade on Sunday, March 27, in New York City. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images
Two women pose for photographers as the parade makes its way down Fifth avenue. Kathy Willens/AP
The Easter Parade is a New York tradition that dates back to the middle of the 1800s. The social elite would attend services at one of the Fifth Avenue churches and parade their new fashions down the avenue afterward. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images
A man wears a bonnet featuring marshmallow bunnies and ducklings. Eric Thayer/Getty Images
Children show off their Easter finery as a crowd looks on. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images
Patricia Rubye and Daniel Rubye enjoy a prime seat during the parade. Eric Thayer/Getty Images
Bonnets of all varieties adorned the heads of participants. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Fantastic costumes are intermingled with more traditional Easter attire. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images
Butterflies adorn this yellow bonnet. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images
Festive head wear adds to the fun atmosphere. Theo Wargo/Getty Images
Tom Nickel, Allison and Adrian Devereux, and Jane Pastrana show off their floral-themed Easter clothes as they pose for photographers and members of the public. Kathy Willens/AP
Participants pose for a selfie during the parade. Theo Wargo/Getty Images
Kermit the Frog makes an appearance in this aviation-themed bonnet. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images
An alligator makes this bonnet stand out. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images
Maxwell Kalba and Judth Stuck of West Hempstead, New York, pose for photographers. Kathy Willens/AP