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    Hat

    Juni 27th, 2013

    ‘Hat’ is the generic clause for any kind of head-covering. It has been worn as a symbol of status, for religious purposes or as a fashion item throughout history. In the olden days hats where often used to show off a particular social status. The Cylinder Hat for instance was only worn by the upper class right around the turn of the 20th century.
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    Fashion History Classics: Who invented the Cylinder Hat?

    November 19th, 2012

    A cylinder hat, aka Top Hat, Silk Hat, Chimney Pot Hat, Stove Pipe Hat, sometimes even nicknamed as “Topper” is a tall, flat-crowned, broad-brimmed hat, predominantly worn from the latter part of the 18th to the middle of the 20th century. The first silk top hat in England is credited to George Dunnage, a hatter from Middlesex, in 1793 despite William Hogarth, the Lord Mayor of London was wearing a top hat back in 1747. Read the rest of this entry
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