|Many Hats - by Quadell|
(Released under GNU Free Documentation Licence - CC-BY-SA 3.0)
But even I can see the attraction of hats like these:
|Two Girls in Hats|
Create by L Prang & Co (publisher) 1881-1897
(Boston Public Library - ex flickr - CC-BY 2.0)
In my experience hats take different forms and are there for a practical purpose even if the lady is only checking out whether there is garlic in the dishes prepared for a meal.
|Chef in Cyprus|
For many years in industry it was hard hats for all.
|JFB Jackson and Sir Monty Finniston (centre) at APV Paramount, Billingham|
My sideburns have just got in on the act!
On a less serious note some horns get in on the hat.
And here's a hat once worn for a wedding, but the wearer is shy so you will have to make do with just the hat.
Fortunately Sally and Sam are not so shy.
|Sally & Sam Scarecrow|
These days I wear a cap to keep the sun out of my eyes or a bobble hat to keep my head warm when I am playing golf. There must be something wrong with this golfer however:
|Ryder Cup Cap (2004) ; St Andrews Undergraduate Scarf (1950s)|
Now it's time to take your hat off to the 'mad hatters' at Sepia Saturday