When you talk about style and fashion, you talk about the overall style statement of the overall appearance. The most important things to care about while you are showing off your style are the accessories that you are wearing. And while talking about accessories, one of the most popular among the men is the hats.

The hat has been a part of men’s fashion since ages and everyone around the globe love wearing hats. This is no longer just a mean to keep you warm during winter. It has become an integral part of the fashion these days.

There are plenty of different styles of hats men wear these days; for example – the panama hat, the fedora, the pork pie, the cowboy style, the boater, the trilby,  the bowler, the Homburg and last but not the least, the berets.

One of the most popular hats among these handsome men around the globe is the beret hats for men. These hats are no longer used only by the Military People, but it is being used by both the genders as a great mean of style statement.

The Beret and its history

In the 1500s and 1600s, the beret hat has somewhat become more popular among farmers and also artists used to wear it. It was cheap. So it was one headgear that could be owned by anyone and protect the head while working put in the field. It is one of the reasons why beret hats gained much popularity during the 15th and 16th century.

But time has changed now and it has become quite an integral part of men’s accessories ever since. The word beret however, has come to existence only recently and before that it was simply known as the “flat hats”.

Men and Berets

Hats were first used for necessity, than originality. And now it has turned out to be a fashion statement for many these days. The look that a hat provides is irresistible and it makes on look highly attractive.

There are a few ways on how to wear a beret. One should make sure that the hat is right one for you and you are wearing it the right way. Never choose a hat that doesn’t compliment your face shape, or the skin of your color. For instance, if you have a long face, never wear a long hat and when it comes to color of your skin, if you have reddish cheeks, always wear a brown hat. That will give you the best look you can hope for.