They can be practical, they can be cultural or even fashion forward but hats have always been a unique way to express cultural pride. Travel the world with these unique head gears
Shambo cap, Nagaland, India
A traditional headgear worn by the tribalmen from the northeastern state of Nagaland, India. The headdress is a symbol of their culture and traditions.
Seoul, South Korea
Soldier with traditional Joseon dynasty uniform guards the Gyeongbokgong Palace. This changing guard show perform for tourists every day.
Isicholos (Zulu hats), South Africa
Women dressed in Zulu traditional attire take to the streets to celebrate South Africa’s Heritage Day.
It is a broad-brimmed, high-crowned hat made of felt or straw, worn especially in Spain, Mexico, and the southwestern United States. The sombrero, its name derived from the Spanish word sombra, meaning “shade.”
Non la, Vietnam
A vendor selling fruits on the streets of Hanoi wearing the local Non la (palm-leaf conical hat). It is a traditional symbol of Vietnamese people without age, sex or racial distinctions.
Ghutrah, Middle East
The Kufiyyah or Ghutrah is a traditional Arab headdress fashioned from a piece of square, usually cotton cloth, typically worn by Arab or Kurdish men.
A turban is a type of headwear based on cloth winding. Featuring many variations, it is a headwear worn by people from the Sikh community.
The traditional headgear of the Iban warrior remains a strong reminder of their proud and brave heritage.