The Fedora Makes a Comeback—If It Ever Left

Donned by Humphrey Bogart, the Rat Pack, and nearly every noir actor from roughly the 1930s to the 1950s, fedoras were the epitome of cool. The felt, wide-brim hats date back much farther, however, first popularized in 1882 with dramatist Victorien Sardou’s play Fédora where the titular character wore a soft, creased hat. Although many will argue that the timeless topper has never fallen from grace, recent television shows are creating a resurgence in general fashion both for men and women. For example, in AMC…

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