Not the first century, an elegant felt hat adorns the heads of fashionistas and fashionistas around the world. The felt hat was first made in Germany, and King Edward VII of England made this accessory a mainstream trend in the 19th century. Initially, this headdress was an attribute of an exclusively male wardrobe, and very unusual gentlemen wore it: dandies, spies and gangsters. Only a few decades later, women also began to boldly wear felt hats for a walk or meeting with friends.
There is a classic felt hat model recognizable by all with a medium-sized tulle, narrow brim and satin ribbon. Of course, there are many other variations of hats made of this material, but they are no longer so popular. So, for example, for a hundred years, hats were made with both narrow and wide brims, and without them at all. Their variety is divided into two groups: soft hats and hard ones. The first are made of soft felt and can take any shape. The edges of the fields of these products can be bent, and a recess can be made on the crown. Rigid options do not change their shape and are selected exclusively according to the size of the head.A huge plus of a hat made of natural felt is that you can change its size by first steaming it out and pulling it over a blank so that the material dries in a new shape.
These hats themselves attract attention, so the colors of hats are usually chosen by non-provocative ones. Girls prefer shades of burgundy, beige, green, blue. Men, in turn, adhere to the classics of black, brown, dark gray. If the client wants a bright accent on the headdress, you can always pick up a bright-colored ribbon with a print or beading, pearls, lace trim. The most extravagant ladies order hats with fur stitching and accessories in the form of rhinestones and feathers.
When choosing a headdress, it is worth considering that felt hats in their classic form are not for everyone. Also, the width of the crown should not be more than the width of your face. Wide-brimmed accessories are suitable for slender and tall ladies, voluminous hats are contraindicated for miniature ladies, and small hats with narrow brims will not decorate overweight women.
Felt hat is a necessary element of the wardrobe of a true intellectual. Adult men with a brutal appearance and light stubble are wearing these hats. In combination with a knee-length coat and a leather case, the look will be especially stylish. In the Soviet Union, every self-respecting worker of mental labor looked like a brand new one. Although the felt hat in his wardrobe was the only expensive accessory, it always complemented the style of a man and emphasized it.intelligence.
Ladies, in turn, can wear these accessories with absolutely any outfit, be it a chiffon blouse, a business suit or a trench coat. Even adherents of punk culture and glam rock in our time do not refuse such an element as a felt hat. If she looks great with a leather jacket and boots, then why not? The main thing is not to forget about your own style and not be afraid to combine incongruous!