Wednesday, July 27, 2011

NYC Image Of The Day: Hats Off To The Fashion Of 1918

In the years between 1900 and around 1950, hats were an essential element of a man's wardrobe, often matched by fabric and hue to a gentleman's suit. Above is a crowd during a World War I Liberty Rally in New York's Columbus Circle in 1918. If you look closely, you'll also see a handful of women's hats... unless, of course, they happen to belong to a dandy man.