Hats Around The World

Mexican tourists in Mexico City. Can you spot the only non-Mexican?

Talk about cliché. Mexicans (and one British) wearing sombreros and sitting on a donkey. Yup, that happened.

Hats: “a shaped covering for the head worn for warmth, as a fashion item, or as part of a uniform”, which means that even a piece of cloth can become a hat. Hats are cool, they can be very functional as they can be fashionable and even cultural. If you haven’t seen my 80 hats around the world post, check it out.

In this post I share photos of my own of people wearing hats for cultural, functional, fashionable or silly reasons.  Continue reading “Hats Around The World”

80 Hats Around The World

hats around the world

Every country has its unique fashion style and it can be seen even by just the humble hat. Most of these in the infographic are traditional hats expressing its country’s culture.

North America seems to have the most tamed down hats aside from the Mexican sombrero (one of my fave! but I might be biased.)

Some of my other favorites from the infrographic below include Italy’s boater hat, USA’s Kentucky hat, the Panama Hat, and Colombia’s Vueltiao.

Ready to travel by hat? Continue reading “80 Hats Around The World”