Hat Culture in Britain

There is a special culture of hats in Britain. The British, men and women, old men and kids, are obsessed with hats. They even do not hesitate to spend a few thousand pounds to buy a hat, which expressed absolutely their love for hats. Moreover, their hats are mostly stunning, colorful and bold, and what the hats mean is beyond the understanding of normal people.

Hats are particularly important for ladies in the UK. When attending formal occasions, they may quickly pick a dress, but it is so hard to choose a suitable hat, because for them, the hat is not only a decoration, but also a symbol of status. A satisfactory hat will make them gorgeous and confident. We can say that hats have been a special accessory for British ladies to show their beauty and fashion sense.

Although the hats designed for the British women are varied, the hats for men are similar. The most typical male hat is the bowler that is a hard felt hat with a rounded crown. The hat is usually black, dark gray and blue-black. The middle and upper classes in the United Kingdom had to wear it.

When it comes to the most pretty celebrities with hats in the eyes of the British, people will talk about Elizabeth II, Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones, Victoria Beckham and Madonna.

Queen Elizabeth II

There is no doubt that the Queen Elizabeth II has been a trendsetter in the UK. She must wear a hat when she makes a public appearance. It is said that the Queen have worn totally 5,000 different hats over the past 50 years. The designers include Philip Somerville, Frederick Fox and Rachel Trevor-Morgan.

When she was at the Westminster Abbey, the Queen wore a pink hat.

When she met the citizens in Kent, a country in southeastern England, the Queen wore a pink beret.

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, GCVO, is the wife of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex who is the youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Now she assists her husband in his various activities.

She wore a chapeau in an understated color that complimented her elegant coat to the royal wedding. The abundance of feathers and silk roses ensures her headwear became eye-catching.

Victoria Beckham

She is the wife of the football legendary David Beckham and currently has her own brand. In November 2011, she won Designer Brand of the Year at the British Fashion Awards. By 2011, her brand had grown into a fixture of New York Fashion Week.

She and her husband were invited to attend the royal wedding twice, and she wore navy blue dress paired with a hat.


Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She has been regarded as the “Queen of Pop” since the 1980s. Madonna is the wealthiest woman in the music business, and has sold more than 300 million records worldwide. On the other hand, her fashion sense is also praised by people.

Choose a hat and become pretty!


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