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Panda Hat

This whacky animal-based trend has become amazingly popular out there, with most of us who are out and about regularly, noticing one of these unique accessories at least once a day. Some people think it a strange fleeting observation which sticks in their mind for a bit, others smile about how funny they look and realise life is too short to be serious, and many others rush to their trusty laptop, pc, tablet or iphone as soon as they possibly can, in order to discover more!

After all, most of know someone who would get much use and appreciation out of a Panda Hat, or any other animal hat for that matter. It’s a great opportunity to play the fool with your friends, create an animal-based fancy dress party concept, or even add some extra fun for your best friend on his or her stag or hen party. Just imagine … Read the rest

Wearing Leather Hats

Leather hats are not only aesthetically pleasing to the eye they are also durable and can easily blend with any article of clothing in the wardrobe. Whether it’s a pair of designer jeans or a casual summer dress that you choose to wear, an elegant leather hat will always compliment the outfit at any time of the day. Leather always has an appeal of its own which is one of the reasons why even in the days gone by, cowboys and gentlemen of style preferred to don a hat made of leather irrespective of their status in society.

Whether it was a stockman in the outback of Australia or a cowboy riding across the planes of America, they all wore leather hats designed in keeping with their whims and fancies and to suit their respective lifestyles. These hats are still worn today by people to whom dressing impeccably matters a … Read the rest

Hat Facts

In recognition of how many ways an egg could be prepared, the original chef’s tall hat was made with 100 pleats. This type of hat was first seen worn by French magistrates but was later worn by French chefs as a means of displaying seniority in the kitchen. Later on chefs in many countries adopted this style of hat for wear in the kitchen.

Pyrenean sheperds were some of the earliest people to wear the beret. During the 1880’s the French mountain regiment began wearing the blue beret because of its neat design, its adaptability and its durability. In 1918 the British tank corps entered into training operations with the French and they discovered the beret was ideally suited for tank crews because of the fitted shape and inobtrusive design. The beret is worn all over the world by soldiers today.

In America during the 1920’s an odd trend emerged … Read the rest