Hat Etiquette: How to Wear Hats in Different Settings - Granville Island Hat Shop
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How to Wear Hats in Different Settings

How to Wear Hats in Different Settings

Are you one of those people who love wearing hats but never seem to know when it’s appropriate? Wearing hats is an excellent way to add some style and personality to your outfits, but it’s important to understand the etiquette behind wearing hats in different settings. In this post, we’ll cover everything you need to know about hat etiquette for men and women, including specific examples and hat brands.

Casual Hats

When it comes to casual settings, hats can add a touch of style to your everyday outfits. For men, a classic baseball cap or a stylish fedora from the Granville Island Hat Shop is a great option for a day out running errands or grabbing lunch with friends. For women, a cute Parkhurst Baseball Cap or a trendy beret from Brixton can add a fun and stylish touch to a casual outfit.

Formal Hats

In formal settings, hats are typically reserved for special occasions like weddings or horse racing events. For men, a timeless top hat from Borsalino Alessandria Large Brim Felt Fedora can add a touch of class to a formal outfit. Women can opt for a chic fascinator from Giovannio Large Fascinator With Contrast Flower Detail for a more elegant look.

Outdoor Hats

In the realm of outdoor pursuits, hats not only act as fashionable embellishments but also fulfill a functional role. Both men and women can benefit from a timeless sun hat available at the Granville Island Hat Shop, perfect for beach outings or mountain treks. Alternatively, men might opt for a Bros The King Lion baseball cap from Gooring, while women could choose a Wallaroo Marseille flexi-weave summer sun hat, both excellent choices for those who revel in outdoor adventures.

Business Hats

In business settings, hats are typically not worn indoors but can be worn outdoors during business events. For men, a classic Bailey Curtis Fedora can add a touch of sophistication to a business outfit. Women can opt for a chic Kangol Wool Jax Beret for a more professional look.

When wearing hats, it’s important to follow some basic etiquette rules to ensure that you are wearing them correctly and respectfully. Here are a few tips to keep in mind:

  • Always remove your hat indoors, especially in formal settings like a restaurant or theater.
  • When greeting someone, it’s polite to remove your hat and hold it in your hand until the conversation is over.
  • When wearing a hat, make sure it’s positioned correctly on your head. For example, a baseball cap should be worn with the brim facing forward.
  • When selecting a hat, choose one that complements your outfit and fits your head comfortably.

In conclusion, wearing hats can be a fun and stylish way to express yourself, but it’s important to understand the etiquette behind wearing hats in different settings. Whether you’re dressing up for a formal event or going for a casual day out, the Granville Island Hat Shop has a wide selection of hats for men and women to choose from.

Visit our hat store or shop online to find the perfect hat for your next occasion.

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