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Summer and Winter Sailor Hats

Sailor hats have always been a fundamental accessory for the male and female wardrobe of any age: with the function of covering from the sun's rays in summer and sheltering from frost and bad weather, the hat has taken on a very important role outfit.

Much sought after by all fashion lovers and fashion bloggers, the sailor hat has also begun to be used by young people for its ability to emphasize the look and enhance the lines of the face.

The difference between summer and winter sailor hats is the material they are made of: more or less light fabrics, others water resistant or completely waterproof and finally the fabric mixes such as tartan, linen and cotton.

The History of the Sailor Hat

This splendid accessory was born as a military garment, where its primary function was to cover the head from strong sunlight and allow a greater and better view to the soldiers.

Passed from the function of shelter from the sun to that of accessory with a strong cultural denotation, the sailor hat has conquered the scene in recent years to the point of being produced and sold by the largest international fashion houses.

Today this type of hat represents young people who want to feel alternative by wearing a particular and iconic headdress, women who want to renew their style and finally men who want to transform their look into something more chic and glamorous.

How to choose the most suitable sailor hat for you

Choosing the sailor hat that best suits your needs is a very important phase and must be faced with great attention: in the case of a summer party, a beach party or an informal occasion, the sailor must be perfectly matched and in tune with his outfit. , even if you dare with some bright colors.

What influences the choice of this hat will certainly be the season: depending on whether it is summer or winter, we will have to opt for a more or less heavy fabric with different characteristics from each other. The choice of a summer accessory involves lighter materials such as tartan, linen and lighter cottons; otherwise, or a more winter choice, you will opt for rabbit felt or water resistant or waterproof fabrics.

Finally, the last factor to be taken into account will certainly be your own style alongside which the chosen hat is. The style is different for each person and the hat accentuates this factor even more.

How to Choose the Right Hat Size

Choosing the correct hat size is always a critical moment also because each hat made with craftsmanship and then sold in hats have very different sizes compared to the classic ones to which clothing stores have become accustomed.

The sizes for hats are calculated in centimeters and range from size 55 (the smallest) up to 62 (the largest); to understand which is the most suitable size for us we need to follow an extremely simple and quick procedure.

To calculate your correct hat size, all you need to do is take a tailor's tape measure, measure the circumference of your head keeping the tape measure just one centimeter above your ears, which is the point where your hat will fit perfectly.

If you do not have a tailor's meter, you can calculate the size simply using a piece of string, a string or a lace of your shoes: in the same procedure as before, calculate the circumference with the meter, mark with a pen or a felt-tip pen at the point where the two parts of the lace meet, after which with a ruler or a normal meter measure the lace.