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as the style of hats has changed throughout history, so has the material
with which it is made. Felt and silk hats were popular for many years for
formal occasions. Now, it seems leather caps are as much a fashion
statement in some circles as top hat used to when worn with a white tie
wearing a leather hat is often regarded as a status symbol. It is sometimes a
very costly material and not just for those watching their pennies.
and leather hats will top off the most fashionable of outfits or
be worn in every day situations.
made of lamb skin, pig skin, cow hide, and other leathers can be found
worn by pilots, bankers, executives, motorcycle enthusiasts and more. You
even find it in the popular baseball cap styles that are worn all over
America on a daily basis.
One of the most popular leather caps is the
newsboy. It is reminiscent of the headwear worn by the newsboys who used
to stand on street corners in the 1930's and 1940's, hawking their wares
and getting attention in order to sell newspapers. Other
leather cap styles include the ivy, spitfire, beret, apple, and big apple.
the next time you are looking for something new think outside of tradition
and think about the variety of materials and styles you can choose from.
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