Hat Styles of the 1950s

Someone who grew up in the 1950s, probably remembers the types of hats worn by women at the time. Beginning with hat collection “New Look” of Christian Dior, Women cap styles in the 1950s were large and luxurious. Sometimes the hats were decorated with plastic fruit, ostrich feathers or artificial flowers. There was nothing understated fashion of the 1950s, and this includes women’s hats.

Winged hats

Agnes hat designers from California and Hattie Carnegie each had a line of hats of women who resembled the winged hat worn by Mercury, the messenger of the Greek / Roman mythology. These mercury hats came adorned with protruding “feather wings” prick on the hat, just above the wearer’s ears, with dyed to match the felt hat they were attached to feathers. Mercury winged hats did not allow 1960 because, although they were considered the apex of the seam, they were very unattractive.

Whimsical hat

The hat was all the rage in the 1950s dyed bright pink, deep red or ebony velvet toque varies from one and a half to six inches tall. rhinestones often adorned the edge of this style of hat.Sometimes a hat to dress a “blush” was added, which was actually nothing more than a veil net on the face and ears. The advent of blusher gave the toque, a gentler and wiser eyes.

Brimmed hats

edges hats came into fashion in the mid-1950s and popularized by English royalty. They soon attracted the United States. These beauties were brimmed straw in composition and were often covered with satin or taffeta and decorated on top with artificial flowers. “Boaters, Panama” that have been brimmed straw, were popular in the summer months. These were painted or left exposed with the original frame. Some of brimmed hats measured two feet from edge to edge.

The narrow hat

This narrow hat was a variant of the bell, popularized in the 1940s cloche hat was equipped and has a medium-sized board. The narrow cap was mounted as the bell, but the edge was greatly reduced to within an inch or less. This hat was worn all along the front and gave the wearer a chic and sophisticated look.

The bow hat with veil

The bow hat was just a bow with a comb attached to secure the bow on her head. At the front was a fishnet veil sewn to scale, which usually went to the chin. Veiled hats bow came in all colors of the rainbow sky and veil almost always matched the color of the bow.

The beret

The simple beret was very popular in the 1950s and was popularized by Marilyn Monroe in the 1953 film “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”. The beret 1950 was made of velvet or felt and came in many colors. It has come from the side of the head. The beret was well with the soft and curly hairstyles of the early 1950s.