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We Adora Your Fedora: A Timeless Hat Collection

The Fedora’s Forever Appeal

For over a century the fedora hat has been highly regarded as a common fashion accessory for both women and men wanting to make a statement. In 1882 at the théâtre du Vaudeville, in Paris, French stage actress Sarah Bernhardt wore the soft brim and indented crown hat while performing as the heroine of the play titled Fédora. Critics immediately predicted her look would “affect the fashions,” and it did. The name stuck and shortly thereafter the fedora became popular amongst women activists fighting for gender equality during the late 19th century. 

In the 1920’s, during Prohibition, the fedora gained popularity amongst men and for the next 20 years infamous gangsters such as Al Capone, Clyde Barrow, and Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel were seen wearing them. Hollywood further accentuated the appeal by making movies in the 1940s and 50s which featured the fedora as an icon of manliness and mystery worn by Humphrey Bogart and Cary Grant. 

Within the 21st century celebrities such as Justine Timberlake, Johnny Depp, Reese Witherspoon, and even our former president Barack Obama have been photographed sporting the fedora. The look has prevailed for over 100 years and although there have been historic heights and unnoticed lows in which the fedora hat’s popularity has oscillated, its appeal is anticipated to last forever. As a staple in both modern and vintage fashion, the fedora’s adaptability makes it easy to dress up or down and the following collection will have both women and men craving more. 

Women’s Fedoras Made with Fashionable Femininity

Over the years hatmakers have expanded the fedora’s look by altering its brim size, changing up the materials, and adding more decorative hat bands. In many ways these adaptations have given the hats a more feminine appeal that can be worn with just about any outfit. 

The following fedora hats showcase everything from hand woven venting on the straw C-shaped crown that will give your summer wear a breath of fresh air to quality wool felt with a sturdy polyester burlap brim that will compliment your late night glam and go getups. 

Women’s Summit Fedora Hat 

Made from luxurious full grain American cowhide leathers and lite felt, the Women's Summit Leather Fedora will take you from the after-hours jazz club to brunch on the bay in style.

Gigi Pip Arlo Straw Fedora Hat 

The Arlo is a teardrop fedora with a slightly curled up brim which has a universally flattering shape. It features special hand woven venting on the crown and brim, plus a genuine leather multi-strand band and a Gigi Pip bronze pin.

Women’s Bushwick Felt Fedora Hat

This classic style is a wide-brimmed wool felt and leather hybrid hat complemented by a pinched fedora style C-crown and detailed hatband. The Women's Bushwick wide brim fedora is the way to go if you’re craving versatility and style.

Women’s Milan Straw Fedora

The Milan Straw Fedora combines the classic Panama hat style and comfort, without breaking the bank. Featuring a 2-3/4" wide brim for sun protection and a 4" breathable crown, this hat is perfect for the days you'll spend exploring the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean, or walking the streets of Milan. 

Women’s Player Fedora

You're a player. You know that you are. Whether it's music, the odds, or the game of life; so why not have a hat that says it right in the title? A compact brim and low-profile fedora crown allows for just enough subtlety to not be ostentatious. Whereby the stylish, breathable ventilation keeps you cool in every sense of the word. The Player Women's Fedora keeps its identity and also becomes an extension of you. Roll the dice? No, ma'am. This one's a sure bet!

Men’s Fedoras that Make an Impression

Men reading this take note, a guy in a fedora is incredibly sexy. Women reading this, you already know that and have probably been encouraging your guy to wear one for years. Men’s fedoras show confidence and class with a sultry allure, which is exactly how you want to be seen from a new dating prospect or your long time lover. 

The following hat styles are not only practical and comfortable, but they will make a favorable impression on those around you. 

Tuscany Straw Fedora Hat

A classic and stylish straw sun hat perfect for beating the heat this summer! The Tuscany fedora is a hot weather classic that you can wear on the golf course, beach, or la playa!   

Soho Leather Fedora

Need a hat that can travel without losing its shape, and that looks great with any outfit at any venue? This nearly impossible combination of qualities is perfectly embodied by our Soho Leather Packable Fedora. It's tough, able to travel, stylish, and looks good anywhere with just about anything. 

McQueen Felt Hat

The McQueen is a no nonsense, classic 100% wool felt fedora style. On stage with the band, behind the scenes in Hollywood, or touring the Alps, there's nowhere this hat isn't right at home. 

Townsman Outback Fedora Hat

Handcrafted of waxed cotton, the American Outback Townsman hat features a wide brim that will protect you from the elements. With the included insulated crown your head is kept warm no matter what you and the Townsman may weather.

Motown Felt Fedora

The Motown felt fedora combines one of our most classic hat styles with a new twist. We've been experimenting with some new fabrics lately, and we think you're gonna love the sturdy polyester burlap brim this hat showcases. Combined with our high quality wool felt crown, the Motown is a great addition to any wardrobe. 

A Century of Style that Upholds the Fedora 

From 1882 to 2021, the fedora’s popularity has continued to prevail. The women’s rights movement adopted it as a symbol of their equality, gangsters sported the look for social status, and celebrities continue to wear the stylish hats despite what some critics may say. Wearing a fedora requires poise, elegance, and self-assurance, all traits that make the person in the hat mysterious, sexy, and fashionable. Dress it up or dress it down, it doesn’t matter because the fedora’s adaptability only adds to its timeless appeal.