Some Unspoken Rules for Women’s Summer Hats

Some Unspoken Rules for Women’s Summer Hats
Some women might tell you that since they’re self-assured, assertive, and forthright, they are normally not bound by any rules when it comes to wearing summer hats, unlike their male counterparts. This is because, generally, women can wear virtually anything on their heads – including men’s headgear – and still look gorgeous. However, there are still unspoken rules when it comes to women wearing summer hats so that the ladies may come out looking even more gorgeous.    1. Naturally, when it’s warm and sunny, you do need to wear sun hats with big brims for extra protection especially for the face in order to avoid those wrinkle-producing sun rays. Good female colors are blue and pink. There are many giant sun hats with large ...

The Most Famous Australian Hat

The Most Famous Australian Hat
Did you know that some popular hats originated from countries that made it their stereotype headgear? For instance, the Beret originated from France as a stylish hat for the masses since the common “Kepi” hat was less fashionable and was more commonly worn by the French Foreign Legion. From Poland, the Rogatywka (roga-tifka) military cap was widely copied by military and police officers all over the world, and eventually became the basic headgear of uniformed police in the United States. The popular “Newsboy cap” at the turn of the 20 th century originated from Ireland. It became the standard headgear worn by boys to school, for casual wear, and even with suits, since they were still too young to wear the standa...

The Fascinating Evolution of Hats

The Fascinating Evolution of Hats
Rather than the “history” or “origin” of the hat, you could say that the hat “evolved” instead of someone simply inventing it and the invention spreading in use. This is because, historically, no one person can be pinned down in having invented the hat. The use of hats simply grew out of necessity to cover the head as far back as ancient times. The first ever recorded image that depicts a hat is from ancient Greece and Rome that shows straw hats. However, throughout the world, ancient civilizations depicted people wearing straw or other material hats simply as protection for the head against the elements. Later on, hats in Europe began to be worn as symbols of religious or tribal leaders for identification of ranks a...

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Mekoe specialises in hats and accessories bringing decades of experience to create a unique retail experience. The directors possess a wealth of experience in the design and manufacture of hats for all occasions. Our items are sourced from leading Australian suppliers as well as direct from overseas factories. Our products are the latest styles and fashions from around the world and our range is continually changing and encapsulates the fashion trends for the coming season, from Summer Sun hats to Winter Hats.   We cater for everybody. Whether you are a looking for that outstanding hat for a special occasion, a fascinator for a day at the races, an Akubra for the aussie outback, or a casual hat for the beach, we have it all. A large r...