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PanamaHats

There was a time, if you’ve ever watched Mad Men or movies from the era, where a gentleman would never leave the house without his hat. The fedora was as common on a man as a suit and tie was. Times and fashion change, and while fedoras have been back in fashion for a while now, I’ve been noticing a resurgence of (and subsequently have been attempting to pull off) the Wide Brimmed Fedora. Infinitely more difficult to pull that your standard chapeau, the wider brim has a much more distinguished feel to it and leaves you looking less like Jason Mraz and more like Don Draper. After spotting several of these at London Fashion Week as well as being featured in the latest issue of GQ, I wouldn’t be surprised if more and more of these begin showing up. If you think you’re Dandy enough to pull one off (of course you are), I would suggest crushable wool as a fabric of choice.

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