With every passing day, hats are becoming a style statement. More and more fashion conscious men and women prefer to step out of their houses with a hat covering their head. Whether they’re going to the beach or going shopping, a hat is a great accessory to protect your head and hair from the sun and other weather elements. But there are so many types of hat, that it is difficult to choose one.
Let us take a look at the different hat styles for men. This guide will help you decide the right hat for your personality.
The Homburg works well with suits and other formal wear. It is also great for wearing at formal occasions, particularly outdoor events, conferences or weddings. American hat makers make stylish Homburg hats that are extremely popular among customers. It has a creased crown, a stiff brown and slightly upturned edges all around the body of the hat.
The Fedora is made with felt. Everything else is a copy. The hat has a slightly oblong shape, given to it primarily by the shape of the brim. However, the brim is quite flexible as compared to other hats that have an extremely stiff brim. The wearer can shape the fedora the way they like.
The Bowler stands out from the crowd because of the rounded top, without any dents or creases. The bowler is worn informally. The brim is quite narrow, as compared to other styles. The brim curls up on the sides, so the breadth of the hat is less than other styles.
We’ve all seen Western movies where the lead character is a cowboy wearing a classic cowboy hat. This type of hat has an indentation on the top and on both the sides. It makes gripping the hat much easier, especially when you want to take it off. Needless to say, the Cowboy hat was made for less formal occasions.
The Beret is most commonly seen on the head of artists. However, units in the military also use the beret. The Beret is typically made of felt, wool or even cotton. The shape of the beret allows a person to wear it in multiple different ways: either flat on the head or hanging on one side.
When you think of the Ivy, you might probably be conjuring an image of a retro man outfitted in a waistcoat and checkered pants. However, the Ivy is gaining popularity in the modern times as well. The top is slightly rounded, and the front part is sewed to the bill of the hat. It is also popularly called the flat cap.
The beanie is the most popular hat for winters because it is usually made out of wool and designed to keep one warm. The beanie is an informal hat. This can be worn with casuals or even formal wear, provided you take it off before entering the office. This is a perfect if you want to go for an adventure sport on the weekend.
Now that you have checked out this extensive list of hat styles, which one do you think will suit your style and personality the most?