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Summer and Winter Drop Hats
The drop hats for men or women are accessories of fundamental importance for the male or 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 in the interior of the male outfit.
Thanks to its use in different TV series or in some films, the drop hat has started to be used again by young people too for the ease with which it binds well to their outfit, making it more stylish and elegant.
The difference between summer and winter drop hats is the material they are made of: more or less light fabrics, others water resistant or completely waterproof and finally the most sought after are straw hats.
The Story of the Drop Hat
The Drop or hat with a teardrop head, is an informal style headdress. The peculiarity of this shape is that once worn it is very sporty but elegant at the same time.
Typically American, born in the first twenty years of the 1900s, it is an elaboration of the most classic shapes and is the shape of the hat worn by Indiana Jones, then elaborated in the 60s by shortening the wing became a must for the sportsman.
Today it is a much sought after and sought after accessory in the fashion world, so much so that it also appears in large international fashion houses.
How to Choose the Right Drop Hat for You
Choosing the drop hat that best suits your needs is a very important phase and must be faced with great attention: in the case of a ceremony, a party or an informal occasion, the hat must be perfectly matched and in tune with your outfit.
Surely the season greatly influences the choice of the hat because according to the period, summer or winter, we will have to opt for a hat more or less heavy and with different characteristics from each other.
The choice of a summer accessory involves lighter materials such as straw hats, panama hats or linen hats; otherwise, or a more winter choice, we will opt for felt hats, rabbit hats or hats in water-resistant or waterproof fabric.
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.