Hat Obsessed

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I like to call this my new Downton Abbey hat. I love it almost as much as I love the show.

I just bought another hat, the one pictured above, and so I’m afraid my hat obsession continues. Besides the practicality of a hat, as it allows for both eye and skin protection, hats are also a fabulous accessory that make me yearn for fashion of the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, and the 1950s when hats were incredibly stylish and sophisticated. With the continuing deescalation of dressy fashion as it continually becomes more and more “comfortable,” there is less need for stylish hats. Remember when women wore hats to church? To events? Yes, we see them worn at horse races, where women purchase gorgeous hats, but wouldn’t it be nice to see them come back in fashion? They do say fashion is cyclical. Let’s hope so.

Everyone needs a good ballcap. This one is a lightweight cap from Nike.
Everyone needs a good ballcap. This one is a lightweight cap from Nike.
My brown and tan floppy beach hat.
My brown and tan floppy beach hat.
One of my favorites that holds a special memory. I was wearing it when I first held the printed copy of my first book.
One of my favorites that holds a special memory. I was wearing it when I first held the printed copy of my first book.
This hat gets a lot of wear. I love it and wear it all the time during the winter months. Two shots included...
This hat gets a lot of wear. I love it and wear it all the time during the winter months. Two shots included…
Here it is again in New York.
Here it is again in New York.
How about this plastic hat given out at my cousin Michael's wedding? They were fabulous and we all wore them.
How about this plastic hat given out at my cousin Michael’s wedding? They were fabulous and we all wore them.

Do you love hats like I do? If so, what are your favorites? I’d love to hear about your hats.

I've been blogging at Steph's Scribe since 2011. Professionally, I'm a writer, author, blogger, and a full-time professor at Stevenson University. Personally, I'm married with two children. My hobbies, which I often blog about, are reading, travel, fashion, movies, and sharing funny family stories or life wisdom. Thanks for checking out my blog.

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