No accessory that we use routinely is as potent, varied and meaningful as the hat. Whether we need to protect ourselves, project power, sexuality and beauty, or proclaim allegiance to some group, it is a major player.
It made me sad in that in the 60s hats began to disappear from regular use for both men and women. They became a novelty, rather than an everyday item. To a major degree this is still so. The range of hats available, especially to men, is very limited, and most people don't wear them, since they fear "hat hair". I'm guilty of it myself.
So here are some fabulous people giving out fabulous in their fabulous hats.