One ornithologist reported taking two walks in Manhattan in 1886 and counting 700 hats, 525 of which were topped by feathers or birds.
and Europe, it became wildly popular—and that’s an understatement—for ladies to wear feathers and whole taxidermied birds on their hats.
Speed-daters, by contrast, have on any given night around 10 potential matches.
The only preconditions are that they have all paid some money, dressed up a bit, come to a bar in town, and pinned on a name badge.
And then there are those who feel a baseball hat is for keeping your hair out of your eyes while driving with the windows down and sunroof open.
(Fair enough.) Practicality, personality, bald spots… There are a million reasons we love and fully support guys rocking a hat with style and confidence.
As I was "in the game" for the Cap Revolution, reading this book was a bit like reading my own history.
And of course I enjoy that [reviewer disclosure: I actually show up in "Freedom Of Choice", page 93]. Lilliefors approach is not as scholarly as, say, Fred Miller Robinson’s THE MAN IN THE BOWLER HAT: His History and Iconography.
Then the daters arrive, in ones and twos, slowly filling the bar.
Her friend, Woman Number Six, quickly corroborates.“She is.
I've never met anyone more cougar-y.”“You know that the men are all going to be over 45, right? “We’re trying to reform her.”* * *On Monday nights, I’m a speed-dating host.
They were later developed into a safety device to protect the miner. The company sold protective hats, but they were only made of leather. In 1919 Bullard patented a "Hard-Boiled Hat", made of steamed canvas, glue and black paint. Not long after, Bullard developed an internal suspension that would provide a more effective hat.
were initially used more for the utilitarian purpose of having a place to hold a lamp while the miner worked. Bullard Company was a mining equipment firm in California, created by Edward Dickinson Bullard in 1898, who had been in the industrial safety business for 20 years. Bullard, arrived home from World War I with a steel helmet, which provided him with an idea to improve industrial safety. Navy commissioned Bullard to create a shipyard protective cap, which began the widespread use of hard hats.
Rothco's Vintage Military Fatigue Caps are inspired by the classic military uniform fatigue cap dating back to the 1960's.