Making a statement is always fun when it comes to getting
dressed, and when it comes to
, there are a lot of ways to add glamour and style to your look
Women’s church hats are generally thought of as being
wide-brimmed hats that have large adornments and embellishments. However, they
are available in many different styles. For instance, chic styles such as
cloche hats as well as smaller headpieces like fascinators are also popular
choices for church hats.
Wide-Brimmed Women’s Church Hats
Wide-brimmed hats make a big statement. They’re
meant to be seen, and when you had one to your outfit, you’ll certainly stand
out. Wide-brimmed hats allow you to kick up your Sunday best another notch, and
are available in a wide range of styles and colors. One common feature of them
is having a large bow or adornment on one side of the hat. One of the sides of
the brim is usually tilted upwards, as well, so the large embellishment helps
give the look more balance. Whether you’re looking for a modern looking
wide-brimmed hat or want something with a bit more classic styling, you’ll find
what you’ve been searching for at Gold Coast Couture.
Cloche hats are close-fitting, bell shaped hats
that were invented in 1908 by the milliner Caroline Reboux. They were most
popular from 1922 to 1933, but are still a prominent design for women to wear
for church and other occasions. They are typically made of felt so that they
can conform to the wearer’s head, and the brim can either be turned down or
folded up. Oftentimes, large ribbons or bows are affixed to the hats. Though
it’s unlikely that the bows have meaning in today’s society, during the height
of the cloche’s popularity, arrow-like ribbons indicated a woman was unmarried
but dating someone, while a firm knot indicated the wearer was married and a
flamboyant bow meant they were single and ready to mingle.
These hats are available in many different
colors and materials these days, and are still popular due to their stylish and
Fascinators and Fascinator Hats
Another popular type of women’s church hats are fascinators,
sometimes referred to as
. Fascinators are a type of headpiece that came to popularity as an
alternative to the hat. Lighter-weight and largely decorative, fascinators let
women add an eye-catching accessory to their outfits, and they are typically
worn at any occasion that would call for wearing a hat. As such, they have
become popular choices for women’s church hats, and are available from many
different milliners in an array of different styles.
Fascinators became more popular after the Royal Wedding in
2011, when many attendees wore them. Since then, they’ve only grown in
popularity. They are offered with different types of embellishments, including
feathers, bows, flowers, and more, and if you’re looking to add a fascinator to
your collection of women’s church hats, you’ll love the selection available at
Gold Coast Couture.
Shop with us today to find the perfect addition
to your church outfits!