"I think that part of the problem in this has to do with a cultural difference ... since the fedora and the trilby are similar, many people confuse them regularly. For a hatter's perspective on its, see this blog post."
"I wonder if the fedora thing is a geographic thing. I haven't seen nary a one around my hometown. If anything, it seems like the trilby is getting overplayed. It's in Target, in American Eagle, and on the head of every guy I see on tv."
"I would say baseball style hats are the only one's I think look okay with long hair. I recall (thru pictures and the tellie) back to the 20's and 30's with the neatly groomed short hair under a fedora looked very squared away and neat."
I've always had a thing for fedora hats, and now I've been thinking harder about actually purchasing one. The problem is I have long hair. It's maybe halfway to my shoulder. What I'm wondering is if it is a good idea to wear a fedora with long hair, or if there are any suggestions about this, online somewhere, or whether or not I have to choose between the hat of the hair?
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