Design A Snap Back Hat

Meet The Snap Back Hat

You’ve seen these hats your whole life. These are the immediately recognizable baseball caps, sometimes called trucker hats. The basic construction is the same no matter where you buy them: flat or curved bill, bendable rim with 5-6 triangular fabric panels that meet at the crown. The whole thing is topped with a button and has an adjustable exposed snap fastener at the back of it.

Things That Affect The Design Of A Snap Back Hat

  • Location. When you design a snap back hat, chances are you’ll have the graphic embroidered right on the front, above the bill. You could also have embroidery on the sides or anywhere else on the fabric, but the bill is the most common place for graphics.
  • Workable Area. Any image must fit within the embroiderable area. If it’s the
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Australian Outback Hats

  • Akubra Hats Akubra has been a manufacturer of Australian outback hats for over a century although only under the name ‘Akubra’ since 1912. The hat business was started in Tasmania in 1874 by Benjamin Dunkerly. He was joined in 1902 by Stephen Keir I, who married his daughter. Akubra has been in the hands of the Keir family ever since and is now run by Stephen Keir IV. You can’t get much more traditional than that! Akubra hats are typically made from rabbit fur felt. The higher quality hats are made from wild rabbit pelt and the most popular style is the ‘snowy river’. You may be familiar with this style if you have been watching I’m a celebrity get me out of here!
  • BC Hats BC stands for Bill Conner, the man who invented the first mouldable brim outback
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Straw Hats

There are straw hats to suit virtually any and everyone’s taste. There are bucket styles, ones with wide brims, and more classic cowboy and lifeguard-type varieties that have chin straps. Although most are typically kept in their traditional neutral, straw color, there are also many options for colored hats as well. Some also come with a colorful bandana trim for a bit of whimsical charm. Therefore, it is easy to find a style for any sort of setting, whether it is lounging around at a resort or doing work in the yard.

One of the best things about straw hats is that they expertly mix style and functionality. Although wide brimmed hats come in many different shapes and in virtually every color of the rainbow, they play an important part in keeping one cool during the hot summer months and … Read the rest

Getting Vintage Style Hats

The materials used for hats include cotton, straw, fur, wool, and felt among others. If you are trying to figure out how old a vintage hat is, the shape is the key. In the Edwardian days, the hats were wide and very fancy. The 1920ss brought closely fitted hats referred to as cloches. In the 1930s, hats became more elegant in shape and less cute and mysterious. During the 1940s, they took on a graceful and strong shape and sometimes included veils. In the 1950s, hats became much more whimsical and were similar to those flowery bowed hats you would see in impressionist paintings. The platter shape style was also very much in style. During the 1960s, everyone was wearing pill box hats.

Over the last few decades, hats have changed a lot. Vintage hats are still in style because … Read the rest

Wearing A Hat That Flatters Face Shape

The triangle face

If you have a triangular shape you can wear almost all hat styles and look incredibly gorgeous. The triangular face features a large forehead with a pointy chin and wide cheekbones. You can try out various styles, but stay clear of those with crowns and are narrower compared to your cheekbones. Practically any hat style will work for this face shape.

The square face

This kind of shape features a broad forehead, forehead as well as chin. If you have a square face shape, hats that have a larger brim will do the trick for you also slightly tilting the hat balances of your broad chin. Some of the best styles to the square shape are fedoras with a wide brim, round brims together with slouch brims that have the ability to balance the face.

The round

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