It is a bell shaped hat for women that is famous for its shape. This styled hats were initially introduced in 1908 and the name cloche hat was given as a derivation of French language word for ‘bell’.
DESIGN AND MATERIAL:
These cloche hats are usually made from the felt fabric so that they can remain conformed to the head. While wearing these hats, the eyes of the wearer are covered till the brim as the hat is worn till forehead.
These cloche hats were initially designed with straws and sisal but with the advent of time they are also designed with beads, lace and fancy cloth.
The cloche hats for women are the best part of outfit for the following events,
- Evening functions,
- Cocktail parties,
- Dancing parties,
- Also for bridal wear.
Many decorating accessories are also attributed with the cloche hats to make them more attractive. Colorful ribbons enhance the glamour of these cloche hats. Besides ribbons beads, brooches, feathers are also attached to the cloche hat and all these accessories make the cloche hats more enchanting.
LATEST FASHIONS IN CLOCHE HATS;
With the advent of 1980s, many amendments are done with the styles of the cloche hats. Appliques embroidery style and buttoned brim are introduced in the cloche hats which are much appreciated by the fashionable ladies.
COLORS IN CLOCHE HAT:
The variety of cloche hats is available in a wide range of colors. Light shades like cream, navy and also sharp shades like red, black and green are available in these poppy, cotton cloche hats.