Berets often require shaping before they can be worn, and military berets must be shaped in a specific way. To complete this task, you need a military beret, a cigarette lighter, a razor and warm water.
A:Berets often require shaping before they can be worn, and military berets must be shaped in a specific way. To complete this task, you need a military beret, a cigarette lighter, a razor and warm water.
A:Wear a hat by determining your hat size, selecting a hat that fits correctly, and wearing the hat snugly on your head. As there are many hat types, any hat should be worn according to its intended purpose.
A:Using a flexible measuring tape, measure the circumference of your head in inches at the place you would comfortably wear a hat. Convert that measurement to hat size using a chart from a company that makes hats or a retailer that sells hats.
A:According to the Huffington Post, pushing a beanie back slightly so that it sits back towards the crown of the head is a good way to show off bangs. A beanie could also hold a side-swept hairstyle in place for a casual look that requires some hairspray and bobby pins.
A:To wash a hat, remove external dirt, test the dye for color fastness, and pretreat any stains. Wet the hat, scrub it clean with a nail brush and shampoo or mild detergent, and rinse it completely. Ball up a towel inside the hat to preserve the shape as it dries.
A:A knit hat can be stretched by soaking it in warm water and detergent, wringing it out and stretching it to the desired shape. To keep the hat stretched to the desired shape, put it over an object such as a jug or bowl.
A:Snapback is a slang term for an adjustable baseball hat with a series of plastic snaps in the back for adjusting the fit. Snapbacks are a less expensive option to the fitted baseball caps worn by professional baseball players.
A:To wash a baseball cap, determine what it is made of, then wash it by hand using a mild detergent that's appropriate for the cap's material. Gently squeeze the cap with a towel to remove excess water, and allow it to air dry.
A:To clean a fitted hat, such as a baseball cap, run the hat through the washing machine on a gentle cycle in cool water or wash the hat by hand. Some people attempt to wash their caps in the dishwasher, but manufacturers warn against this to prevent voided warranties.
A:A fascinator hat can be made using Sinamay, a fabric common to hat making that is easy enough for a novice to use. The other required materials include a pair of scissors, an iron, glue, pins, a needle and thread, feathers, and a headband.
A:Heating polyester causes it to shrink, so this is an effective method for bringing a larger hat down to a smaller size. Take care not to place polyester hats into the washer or the dryer, since the aggressive action of these machines can damage the hat.
A:According to the fashion experts at About.com, conductor hats work well on round faces, newsboy caps look great on oval faces, floppy hats shorten long faces, and fedoras flatter square and triangular face shapes. Choosing the right hat makes any face shape look better.
A:There are at least 294 different types of hats, from the agal to the zucchetto. The agal is a type of wool hat that keeps the headdresses of desert nomads in place, and the zucchetto is a type of skullcap.
A:To make a tri-cornered hat, cut a circle of felt or heavyweight packing paper for the dome of the hat, cut a larger second circle for the brim, attach the dome to the brim, and fold three portions of the brim up to the top of the dome. Stitch or glue the folds in place, and crumple the felt or paper to create a weathered look.