What are Southern hats called?

What are Southern hats called?

Outback / Aussie Hat Often there is a slight upturn on the sides giving a western or “outback” feel to it. Crown shape may vary but most often you will see a teardrop, also called “C” crown, shape.

What are gaucho hats called?

GAUCHO, BOLERO HAT Gaucho style hats were worn by cowboys -gauchos- in South America. The gaucho sombrero was made of black wool felt, with wide flat brim, a shallow flat crown and chin cord. A bolero hat is practically identical, generally without a chin cord, and more associated with Spanish dancers.

Is a bolero a hat?

The Bolero, of course. Also called a Gaucho hat, this was originally a working hat worn on the plains of Patagonia.

What are those floppy hats called?

Fedora hats were named after the stage play “Fédora” in 1892 by the French author Victorien Sardou. He wrote the part of Princess Fédora Romanoff, a title role, for then famous actress Sarah Bernhardt. In it, she wore a center-creased, soft brimmed hat.

What is a gambler hat?

The Gambler style hat sports a round, oval crown like a porkpie hat and a wide brim with a small upturn. Known also as a “planter’s hat” it was seen as a wealthy landowner’s classier alternative to a typical cowboy hat.

What is a scally cap hat?

The flat cap, or what we like to refer to as the scally cap, is a rounded cap with a small stiff brim at the front. These caps are incredibly recognizable and there are a wide variety of styles and patterns associated with the cap. They also give off that playful trouble-making style us Bostonians are accustomed to.

Why do Bolivians wear bowler hats?

The place, where the hat is attached to the head, is a clear sign of the marital status of the woman. If it’s on the top of the head, it means that the woman is married. If the bowler hat is on the side of the head, it means that the woman is single or a widow.

Why is it called a bowler hat?

A prototype was swiftly made by Lock’s chief hatmaker, Thomas Bowler, hence why it is more commonly known as the Bowler hat. It is said that when the “Bowler” hat was finished, Coke came to London on the 17th of December 1849, placed it on the floor and firmly stamped on it.

What is a planter’s hat?

5″ Brim Gambler Crease w/pencil roll. Also known as a Planters or Plainsman Hat. Popular in the 1780’s-1840’s, even up to the Civil War 1860’s. Very popular with re-enactors.