The fedora hat originated in the late 1800s when an actress wore it in the American production of the French play Princess Fédora. The cap became a symbol of the women’s movement before it gained its most considerable fame during the Prohibition of the 1920s.
When did fedoras come in style?
At the height of the fedora’s popularity was from mid-1920s which is why it is often associated with Prohibition and gangsters. In 1940s and 1950s noir films popularized fedora hats even more and its popularity lasted until late 1950s, when informal clothing became more widespread.
Can you wear a felt fedora in summer?
Because of its versatility, the wool felt hat can be worn during any season and all types of temperatures. With that being said, it’s important to recognize the thickness, the weight, and the material of the felt, especially for those higher temperatures during the summer.
What does a fedora say about you?
They are typically made of felt, but casual fedoras come in an assortment of materials. The fedora is also widely accepted as a woman’s fashion accessory. Women sporting this style of hat signify they have a strong personality. The timelessness of this hat exudes chic sophistication and enhances any outfit.