Hats are a type of headgear worn for different reasons by different people. Some wear for fashion while others wear as protection from sunlight or cold winds. It comes to your rescue when you are having a bad hair day. Formerly hats used to indicate a person’s social status, while in military hats denote the rank of the person.
12 Must Have hats for Every Man
1. Fedora Hat
2. Trilby Hat
Trilby hats have a sharper crown and a narrow brim unlike fedora which has a wider brim. Trilby hats are cheap because less and poor quality materials are used to make this hats. This hat got it from the screen adaptation on novel trilby. This hat was worn during the play in London, and trilby hat got its name.
3. Homburg Hat
Homburg hats were found in Bad Homburg, Germany. It was then popularized by Winston Churchill in the United Kingdom. The original homburg hat was a little more generous in size than the modern Homburg hats.
4. Cowboy Hat
Cowboy hats have a high crown and a wider brim, usually worn by North American cowboys. This hat acts as a great protector during summer. The wide brim helps to block the sunlight from directly coming into contact with eyes. The high crown helps to keep the head cool.
5. Derby Hat
Bowler hats are also known as Derby hats. They are stiff hats with round dome like crown with no crease or pinching, it also have short brim which are curled up at the end. During the 19th century bowler hats were popular amongst the working class of British, Irish and American countries and later on United Kingdom, Ireland and Eastern America.
6. Panama Hat
Panama hats are light-colored, finely knitted hats made from the straw of the toquilla palm tree of the South America. Although the name suggests that this hat is originated from panama, but panama hats were primarily made in Ecuador.
7. Porkpie Hat
Pork pie hats are shorter in size as compared to other hats. They look really good on tall men. They have a flat top with no creases or pinching in the center. Like a fedora, it is pinched from the side giving the hat a triangular shape. The brim of pork pie hat is usually small and the edges are turned up.
8. Top Hat
9. Stockman Hat
10. Sailor Hat
Sailor hat are flat visor less, round hat worn my sailor in many different navies. The black ribbon tied at the bottom of the hat is known as tally, it has the name of a ship or a navy on it. In many navies, such as Germany, tally is tied at the rear of the cap and the two end straps are hanging over the shoulder as a decoration.
11. Boater Hat
12. Boonie hat
The United States Armed Forces introduced Boonie hats during the Vietnam War. In 1967 US army issued Boonie hats as a replacement for patrol caps and baseball caps which were in service since World War II.
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