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 lot and whether it’s a Fedora, a cowboy hat or a classic top hat, they all scream out fashion and sophistication that is unmatchable in the true sense of the word.
Although modern hats are worn as a trendy accessory, they do have their uses especially in inclement weather to keep you from roasting in the sun or from the bitter winter cold. They also come in various shapes, styles and sizes and those who know the How’s and Why’s of it will at once recognize a particular hat, its make and the reason for it to be worn on any specific occasion. For instance, hats worn for Ascot in Britain are famous for their unique and astonishing beauty and worn by ladies of the upper classes.
Similarly, Derby hats are worn by high society ladies who have their amazing creations custom made for the Kentucky Derby with the main idea of outdoing each other in flamboyance, beauty or outrageousness of a particular creation. Hats worn for such occasions are priced beyond the range of mere mortals and can go up to thousands of dollars depending on the designer and the material used for its creation. Another very familiar hat is the Stetson which became immensely popular through the western movies that were making its rounds in the cinema circuits some time back.
There’s nothing however to beat a classic black leather hat which gives the wearer a tough, sexy look which is like a magnet to most women. These hats are unbelievably manly yet extremely practical especially when you have to be outdoors in the hot burning sun for any length of time. Their high crowns and wide brims provide adequate protection to the wearer and are also very useful to keep the eyes shaded from the glare as well as from dust and flying insects.