Boonie Hats Since Vietnam, boonie hats have been a staple of military headwear. At Army Surplus World, we carry standard boonie hats that meet military specifications, as well as new and improved boonie hats with features such as ultra-light fabric and extra wide brims to help particularly in those hot summer months.
The bowler hat, also known as a billycock, bob hat, bombín or derby, is an informal hard felt hat with a rounded crown, created by the London hat-makers Thomas and William Bowler during 1849. The bowler, a protective and durable hat style, was popular with the British, Irish, and American working classes during the remaining 19th century, and later with the middle and upper classes in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and the eastern United States.
A cappello romano (pl. cappelli romani; Italian: "Roman hat") or saturno (pl. saturni; because its appearance is reminiscent of the ringed planet Saturn) is a hat with a wide, circular brim and a rounded crown worn outdoors in some countries by Catholic clergy, when dressed in a cassock.
The cloche hat or simply cloche ( pronunciation (help · info)) is a fitted, bell-shaped hat for women that was invented in 1908 by milliner Caroline Reboux. They were especially popular from about 1922 to 1933. Its name is derived from cloche, the French word for "bell".
The custodian helmet is the headgear traditionally worn by male police constables and sergeants while on foot patrol in England and Wales. Officers of all ranks in most forces are also issued a flat, peaked cap that is worn on mobile patrol in a vehicle. Ranks above sergeant wear the peaked cap only.
The red fez with blue tassel was the standard headdress of the Turkish Army from the 1840s until the introduction of a khaki service dress and peakless sun helmet in 1910. The only significant exceptions were cavalry and some artillery units who wore a lambskin hat with coloured cloth tops.
Civil and military officials of the senior third rank or higher wore this hat as part of their ceremonial uniform, for trips abroad as envoys or in attendance with the king during a royal trip. The red hat was usually decorated with three kinds of accessories: two or three white plumes, beaded straps and a crown-top ornament, which showed the official rank of the wearer.
A halo hat (sometimes halo brim hat) is a millinery design in which the headgear acts as a circular frame for the face, creating a halo effect. The design is said to date back to the late 19th century, when it was known as the aureole hat; this name is sometimes still used.
The kepi was formerly the most common headgear in the French Army. Its predecessor originally appeared during the 1830s, in the course of the initial stages of the occupation of Algeria, as a series of various lightweight cane-framed cloth undress caps called casquette d'Afrique.
The kofia is a brimless cylindrical cap with a flat crown, worn by men in East Africa, especially Swahili-speaking cultures. Kofia is a Swahili word that means hat. The kofia is worn with a dashiki, a colorful African shirt which is called a kitenge shirt in some regions of East Africa.
Military Hats is Military hat store, and an affiliate of the World's largest online Men's Hat Store. We offer a variety of Military hats, caps and kepis. We have been in the hat business for over 30 years, are family owned and operated, and committed to providing our customers with quality hats and unsurpassed service.
Papakha (Armenian: փափախ, p‘ap‘akh, Armenian pronunciation: [pʰɑˈpʰɑχ]; Azerbaijani: papaq; Adyghe: па1о, pa'o; Georgian: ფაფახი, p’ap’akhi, ; Chechen: холхазан куй, xolxazan kuy; Russian: папа́ха, papakha, IPA: ), also known as astrakhan hat in English, is a wool hat worn by men throughout the Caucasus.
Slouch hat – One side of hat droops down as opposed to the other which is pinned against the side of the crown; Tarleton helmet – A leather helmet with a large crest. Popular with cavalry and light infantry in the late 18th and early 19th century. Named after British military commander, Banastre Tarleton.
A shako is a tall, cylindrical military cap, usually with a visor, and sometimes tapered at the top. It is usually adorned with some kind of ornamental plate or badge on the front, metallic or otherwise, and often has a feather, plume, or pompom attached at the top.
Traditionally songkok are associated with Muslim men's cap. However, in Indonesia, the songkok has become the national headress with secular nationalist connotations made popular by Sukarno. Numbers of Indonesian nationalist movement activist in early 20th century wore peci such as Sukarno, Muhammad Hatta, and Agus Salim.
The square academic cap, graduate cap, cap, mortarboard (because of its similarity in appearance to the mortarboard used by brickmasons to hold mortar) or Oxford cap, is an item of academic dress consisting of a horizontal square board fixed upon a skull-cap, with a tassel attached to the centre.
A Mexican man would wear a sombrero, poncho and a taqiyah. Similarly, English men would wear morning dress and the taqiyah, instead of the top hat. Western clothing, such as trousers and an oxford shirt, or a suit, would be worn with the taqiyah to Friday prayers.
An ushanka (Russian: уша́нка, IPA: [ʊˈʂankə], literally "ear flap hat"), also called a ushanka-hat (Russian: ша́пка-уша́нка, IPA: [ˈʂapkə ʊˈʂankə]), is a Russian fur cap with ear flaps that can be tied up to the crown of the cap, or fastened at the chin to protect the ears, jaw and lower chin from the cold.