First the answer to last weeks Hat Question of "Where do Panama Hats come from?" the answer is C the So American country of Ecuador.
Now why are hats phat? Each generation of Americans has had its iconic headwear style
Today's generation listens to hip-hop and rap. Todays young wear their ballcaps backward. Dudes wear skinny brim fedora's. Rappers wear Kangol brand, beannies, and bucket hats. Our 20-something population wear hats in greater number than their parent's generation. Just as in old times the hat you wear tells the story of your social consciousness, class identification, and lifestyle choice. Hats are Phat because they are a symbol which describes who you think you are and how you want others to view you. That's Phat
Hat question of the week: What old school style is back again?
A] Village People hats
B] Old Guy flatcaps from Wal-Mart
C] LL Cool J style terrycloth buckets [We are selling lots of these again]
Answer next week.