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Question: Which is the preferred covering for ones brain cage?
Bowler - 43 (43.4%)
Top Hat - 56 (56.6%)
Total Voters: 77

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Author Topic: Bowler or Top Hat  (Read 10393 times)

« Reply #50 on: November 16, 2007, 10:13:16 pm »

I have both, but more often I wear my Bowler or Fedora than my Top Hat. I find that Top Hats are more to be used in formal occasions.

--Professor Delphinius S. Tucker

Professor Delphinius S. Tucker
Professor of Technological Masteries, Religion, and History.
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« Reply #51 on: November 17, 2007, 04:37:36 am »

I wear a bowler, but the real reason is the economy of it. Smiley  I can afford the bowler more easily than a topper.  Plus I dress more casual steampunk instead of formal well somewhere in the middle... well anyway I am wearing a bowler with goggles on the band as I type this.  Smiley

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Zen & The Art Of Steampunk

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« Reply #52 on: May 25, 2018, 05:24:05 pm »

Would it ever be appropriate to wear a fedora?
Zeppelin Captain

« Reply #53 on: May 25, 2018, 05:44:45 pm »

Would it ever be appropriate to wear a fedora?

At the turn of the century, it was considered a stylish hat for women:

It didn't catch on for men until the interwar period.
Danbury Shakes
Zeppelin Admiral
United Kingdom United Kingdom

« Reply #54 on: May 26, 2018, 12:11:11 pm »

Don't forget the trilby, the boater, the fedora, the homburg, the newsboy cap, the flat cap, the wide-awake, the pork-pie, the cowboy hat...and those are just tradtionally "mens" styles! Cheesy

(Leave it to the milliner to make things complicated.)

You forgot the Fez - how can anyone forget the Fez.

I have one Bowler hat and three top hats - a short Jaxon Deadman topper, a standard sized grey topper and a stovepipe.  Out of those four I tend to wear the Stovepipe the most - often with a Fez under it.

Deck Hand
Belgium Belgium

« Reply #55 on: March 24, 2019, 05:28:39 pm »

When I'm not to be found in full steampunk wear, I'll often be wearing my beloved bowler, been wearing one for 6 years now, and she'll never leave my side
Kensington Locke
United States United States

« Reply #56 on: March 25, 2019, 10:02:15 pm »

I for one do not care for flat caps or bowlers.  They're a bit too side-kick for my taste.

I tend to favor my fedora, top hat or my outback.

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