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Types of Fedora Hats

Bill, Brim, or Visor
Bill, Brim, or Visor

What type of plastic are hat brims made of? Discussion in 'Hats' started by danwolf, Feb 7, 2013.

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Boater
Boater

The trillby and fedora are the same hat! They started calling fedoras with a narrow brim trillby to make a distinction between the two styles. But that doesnt mean its an entirely different hat altogether. Get your facts straight.

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Bowler/Derby
Bowler/Derby

Towards the late 1800's the bowler hat style was adopted by the upper class and aristocracy, finding its way into military and police uniforms in Europe. In some countries, the derby is used in military and police uniforms over 100 years later.

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Button or Squatchee
Button or Squatchee

A squatchee is the fabric covered button on the top of a baseball hat. When I first started flying, I would get bad head pain in the center top of my head. With a headset over a baseball hat, the little button on the top of the hat would slowly dig a hole into my skull and ruin a good flight. All my baseball hats now have the squatchee removed.

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Closure
Closure

Due to the nearly endless possible variations on the hat, fedora ads rarely call the hat by this name, but rather a model name created by the hat maker. For example, by 1940, more than 2 million men had bought a Stetson “Playboy” hat, a line which was made up mostly of variations on the fedora.

Crown
Crown

A fedora / f ɪ ˈ d ɔː r ə / is a hat with a soft brim and indented crown. It is typically creased lengthwise down the crown and "pinched" near the front on both sides. Fedoras can also be creased with teardrop crowns, diamond crowns, center dents, and others, and the positioning of pinches can vary.

Eyelets
Eyelets

Eyelet found in: Rustic Palm Leaf Hat, Combed Twill MidPro FlexFit Fitted Baseball Cap, Eyelet Scarf Straw Fedora Hat, Baby Eyelet Cotton Bucket Hat,..

Fedora
Fedora

A fedora / f ɪ ˈ d ɔː r ə / is a hat with a soft brim and indented crown. It is typically creased lengthwise down the crown and "pinched" near the front on both sides. Fedoras can also be creased with teardrop crowns, diamond crowns, center dents, and others, and the positioning of pinches can vary. The typical crown height is 4.5 inches (11 cm).

Homburg
Homburg

Homburg or Fedora is a choice each person has to make on their own. It just depends on how it looks on you---witness T in T(looks fine). The issue of occasion and what you wear it with also tends to come up. I wear a Homburg or a black Fedora with a Tuxedo.

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Panama Hats
Panama Hats

The Panama Hat and the fedora are two distinctive and familiar hats for men, in a similar style. But while they may be indistinguishable at a passing glance, these two men’s hats possess important design details and histories all their own. Let’s take a look at the difference between Panama hats and fedoras.

Panels
Panels

A fedora / f ɪ ˈ d ɔː r ə / is a hat with a soft brim and indented crown. It is typically creased lengthwise down the crown and "pinched" near the front on both sides. Fedoras can also be creased with teardrop crowns, diamond crowns, center dents, and others, and the positioning of pinches can vary. The typical crown height is 4.5 inches ...

Porkpie
Porkpie

Pork Pie is a hat with a low telescoped crown, flat top, and flexible brim. Fedora is a low soft felt hat with the crown creased lengthwise.

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Sweatband
Sweatband

sweatband found in: Terry Cloth Hat Sizer, Cotton Hat Sizer, Terry Cloth Hat Sizer Pack - White, Two-Tone Bow Toyo Straw Sun Hat, Crusher Leather..

Trilby
Trilby

What the author is calling a trilby is often called a stingy brim fedora my hatters, milliners, and the folks at the fedora lounge website. Both wide and narrow brim hats have their places and people with all sorts of body and face shapes can look good in both.

Western Hats
Western Hats

Fedora & Town Hats In 1882, Victorien Sardou wrote a play called Fedora for the biggest actress of the day, Sarah Bernhardt. When the play debuted in America, Princess Fedora wore a low-crowned, creased and pinched, small brimmed hat and a fashion trend was born.

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