The pieces no man should have in his winter wardrobe Who Wears It? Get all the latest must-read FashionBeans content direct to your inbox weekly:. Get all the latest must-read FashionBeans content direct to your inbox weekly: The fedora is distinguished by its soft felt construction, pinched front, teardrop-shaped crown and a wide brim that straddles the gap between Stetson and pork pie. History is full of examples of men who harnessed the rakish flair of the fedora. But as far as hats are concerned, The One proves annoyingly elusive.
And, in the case of James Bay, savvy record execs have even used a fedora to trick us into thinking his dreary, middle-of-the-road music is actually moody, interesting and worthy of merit.
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The pieces no man should have in his winter wardrobe. The flat cap has clawed its way back from the bog to earn a spot as one of the more unusually rakish pieces around, providing a sartorial alternative to the sporty baseball cap. A true sporting icon, the baseball cap made its debut in atop the heads of Brooklyn baseball team the Excelsiors. In more recent times, however, the fedora has amassed a fan club that counts David Beckham, Jude Law and Tinie Tempah among its members. In times past, the beanie has almost exclusively been the preserve of out-of-work actors and ski-season brats.