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Stylish Benefits of Owning Unique Hats and Beanies

If you are looking to change your style and want to do it in an inexpensive way, you may want to consider getting yourself some different hats. There are quite a few different styles of chapeaus in stores and on the internet. You can even dress those hats up to make them your own.

Unique Hats and Beanies

Wear a Beanie 

Perhaps the best thing about the beanie is all the different ways that it can be worn. If it is a cold day, you will probably want to just pull it over your ears without cuffing it. If you want to be a bit more stylish, you can always cuff it.

The beanie has been popular ever since the early 1900s, when the word bean was slang for a person’s head. Blue-collar workers wore them to stay warm and protect their hair. A beanie didn’t obstruct their view when they were trying to work. They were primarily considered a working hat until the grunge crowd started wearing them for fashion in the 1990s.

You can shape it in any number of ways to make it your own. If you want a cool, disaffected look, you can push the beanie back on your head. 

Create Your Own Hat

If you are looking for unusual hat ideas, you can always create your own. You could knit a hat or embroider your initials or name on a hat. You can also go to the website of an on-demand printing company.

Many online companies store many hats, t-shirts, and novelty items on which you can print your favorite design, word, or phrase.

The best of these companies will offer an embroidery option. You can have your initials on a beanie or put your family crest on a baseball hat. You can even put a clever or inspirational saying on an Otto cap. There is nothing more unique than a hat you design yourself.

Get a Porkpie Hat 

Unfortunately, the hipsters killed the fedora in the fashion world. What was once a symbol of male respectability and sophistication is now considered quite passe.

But fortunately, the fedora has a stylish cousin known as the porkpie hat. It was a favorite of actor Buster Keaton around 1910, and it was a big hit with jazz musicians in the 1930s. No one is cooler than a jazz artist, and nothing is more unique than the music they create.

Wear a Hatpin

The hatpin is an often overlooked piece of jewelry that can be worn on various hats. The length of the hatpin was once limited by law. This came about because the government feared overly enthusiastic suffragettes would use the fashion accessory as a weapon. 

These long thin pieces of jewelry are used for attaching the hat to the hair. You can get everything from a stylish, sophisticated silver pin to a pin referencing their favorite comic book character. If you have some time, you can comb through your local thrift stores to find a unique cap that looks good with the other clothes you own. 

A hat is a great way to add flair to your outfit and keep your ears warm or the sun out of your eyes. It is an inexpensive accessory that can turn up the volume on your style.

Written by Mark Greene

Mark Greene is writer and life coach dedicated to helping men to perform at peak level. He shares dating advice, style tips and strategies for building wealth and success.