Not just reserved for paunchy old men anymore, or burlesque-ish young ladies, the fedora is a brim new timepiece available for everyone to own. Fedoras have long bore many associations including the prior two, but not to forget is also gangsters and the prohibition, a time that coincided with the height of the hats popularity, the 1920’s to early 1950’s.
A Gucci fedora
Although this can sometimes vary from hat to hat, the hat is typically creased lengthwise down the crown and “pinched” in the front on both sides. The most common colors include black, grey, tan, dark brown and pinstripe variations on the aforementioned.
A classic fedora
The most famous wearers of this modern-day crown include Indiana Jones and Michael Jackson but it has also been spotted on starlets like Britney Spears and Kate Moss.
Kate Moss donning a fedora
Fedora’s not only grace the streets, they grace the runways, too. Cameos by this hatted henchman include the runways of Gucci and McQueen.
On the runways of Alexander McQueen