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Old Oct 29th 2011, 6:34 am
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Originally Posted by Steerpike View Post
OK, so ... how many of you wear a 'cowboy' hat ... ? (not sure what the proper name is). Out here in AZ, keeping the sun off your head is pretty essential, and a baseball cap only partly fits the bill ... doesn't do much for the ears and neck. So I've been wearing a cowboy hat while hiking, and really like it. I'm currently wearing a $30 item that is pretty cheesy, more of a 'straw' hat than anything, but I've been eying this hat - an Australian 'bush' hat I guess - looks awesome, but not sure I'd dare wear it . Since it's $150, I'd better be sure .... http://www.akubra.com.au/products_heritage.html
http://www.akubra.com.au/images/prod...wn-preview.jpg
I bought the old man the one in Kim's post. He wears it all the time in the cooler weather but wears this one You can buy it here http://www.jacaru.com/shop/15/non-leather.html
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Old Oct 31st 2011, 4:46 am
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Originally Posted by cindyabs View Post
The rest of the hat etiquette (and I kid you not) is to make sure the ballcap doesn't look new. Back in the day, my son would take one and deliberately make it look somewhat battered and worn.
What's funny is that kids are now wearing them brand new (flat bill, etc.) as they think the worn look is dated. I kid you not, look closely at the hats the next time you seen teens or younger.
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