What kind of hat do you wear when you go out?
The style of hats worn has changed over time. There are fancy hats for formal occasions like a wedding, and casual hats for places like the beach. The type of hat a person wears can identify their status in society. Rules about hat wearing and dress code have varied over time and depend on the occasion.
What can hats tell us about the person wearing it?
How has the purpose of wearing a hat changed over time?
Do you have a going out hat? When do you wear it?
Look closely at the photographs. Do you think people dressed more formally to go out in the past than they do today? What are some examples of this?