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National Hat Day 2019: Activities, Quotes, Wishes, Status, Images & Pictures

National Hat Day 2019: Activities, Quotes, Wishes, Status, Images & Pictures: National Hat Day is celebrated every year on 15th January to celebrate one of the oldest human accessories. This year it is going to be observed on Tuesday, 15th January 2019.

National Hat Day 2019

Although, the history of National Hat Day is not confirmed and no one knows accurately when this holiday take place or who is the one who started it but still this day is celebrated with joy and happiness.

We all know that hats have been worn all through the history for various different purposes such as:

  • For representing social status as well as indicating a particular branch of military service.
  • To point out the position of power and authority
  • For spiritual purposes or to represent nationality
  • For traditional or fashion drives
  • Protecting the wearer from sun, rain or other exposures

History of Hats

However specialists don’t accurately know when the hat was produced but it is assumed that it is with us from thousands of years ago. One of the initial portrayals of a hat is found in a painting in a Thebes tomb that was painted around 5,200 years ago. As per the painting a man is wearing a headpiece which appears to be a straw hat.

Through various discoveries, specialists also know that the hat was broadly worn in Ancient Greece and Rome. In fact, in these ancient cultures, when a slave was often offered a Phrygian cap when they get freed and the cap marks the symbol of their freedom. This run-through was so common that these caps turn out to be known as “Liberty Caps.”

Over the years hats have become one of the most important part of accessories for both men and women. The emerging period for hats as a fashion accessory was started at eighteenth century. In 18th century, hats were used as the symbol of wealth and from then hats have never been underestimated as a fashion accessory and is used widely.

Styles of Hats

There are varieties of hat styles that are worn around the world and here are some of them, let’s have a look….

  • Ascot cap
  • Bowler / Derby
  • Baseball cap
  • Balmoral bonnet
  • Beanie
  • Beret
  • Cloche hat
  • Chullo
  • Conical Asian hat
  • Deerstalker
  • Fedora
  • Keffiyah
  • Kippah
  • Kufi
  • Panama
  • Pillbox hat
  • Top hat
  • Turban
  • Ushanka
  • Zucchetto

National Hat Day Celebration

On National Hat Day go out and buy new amazing hats from your local nearby shops. Try to make a group of family or friends and choose the hat that suits you and your dress. Enjoy the day with these amazing colourful as well varieties of hats. Also don’t forget to click your photos and post them in your social media account with expressing your experiences. Use the perfect hashtag #NationalHatDay on social media.