Depending on the styles in that era was the kind of hat they wore, either the bigger the hat the more elite, or the smaller the hat the better, etc.
Going back Centuries, Men and Women were always seen wearing hats. Depending on their activity that day was the kind of hat they wore. For ladies, wearing hats not only depended on the activities they were doing at that time such as house keeping, cooking, working etc. but over time it became worn mostly for fashion. Depending on the styles in that era and style was the kind of hat they wore, either the bigger the hat the more elite, or the smaller the hat the better, etc. However, when the Second Word War broke out, wearing hats became unpopular due to the impracticality of rushing to hide in shelters with a hat on.
Today, wearing hats or head coverings is definitely not as popular as before WWII but it sure is very common and fashionable. You may ask why women decide to cover their hair. Below are some of the most common reasons women decide to wear head coverings.
1. Hair Loss:
Women who unfortunately suffer from hair loss for reasons such as Cancer (chemo), Alopecia, Trichotillomania or any other reasons often choose head coverings such as Pre-tied Head Scarves, Women’s Hats, Untied Headscarves, Caps and more for reasons such as comfort, practicality, style, etc. The large amount of different styles available in women’s head covers allow women going through hair loss to retain a sense of self and really look great. There are many head coverings which were invented specifically for women with hair loss such as the hidden height undercover, pre-tied bandana with height, and much more.
2. Sun and Heat:
As you know, the sun can be very dangerous to our skin. Wearing a sun hat is a very necessary pre-caution as well as wearing sun tan lotion. During the hot and sunny summer months, women choose to wear either Sun Caps, Floppy Sun Hats, Cloches, etc. to keep safe and protected at all times.
These are just 2 of the many reasons why women cover. Checkout our blog next week to see many more reasons women choose to cover their hair with practical head covers such as Hats, Pretied Headscarves, Caps and more.