- By Jackie Louis
- Published 03/1/2011
In winter, hats are very practical and useful to protect our head from coldness and winds. Gradually, hats play a more and more important role in fashion styles. Not only in winter but also in other seasons, you can see fashion enthusiasts wear different types of hats flaunting around. Dated back to the history of hats, many of us may have few ideas. In fact, originally, ladies are supposed to cover their heads by veils, caps, hoods and wimples as symbol or respect during the first half of the 19th century. Bonnet was very popular back then. Women love to decorate it with ribbons, flowers and feathers so that they can look different for others when wearing bonnet. At the early stage, wearing hats was limited to the royal class, but nowadays both men and women can wear fashion hats. Even today, female member of western royal family still love to wear those classic hats with veils, flowers and feathers to represent their status and elegance. In the market, you can find a wide variety of hats come in different materials, designs, styles, colors, shapes and sizes. You can choose whatever you like from so many options. But no matter what kind of hats you finally select, you should remember that it has to agree with your personal style and personality. Usually, we can tell a person’s occupation and personality through the hat he wears. Besides, according to different occasions, the hats you are going to choose are also required differently. If you prepare to go hiking or climb mountain, it is ideal to choose baseball caps or hats with rim which can protect our eyes from sunlight. If you are going to swim or dive, swimming caps can keep your hair dry and clean. When buying a hat, you must try it to see whether the size is proper for your head and whether it can go well with your skin color and outfit. No matter how, just wear a hat to show your fashion statement and attitude.