Bucket hat is an accessory that is shaped quite uniquely like a bucket, like a bucket that is worn on the head. The design is simple, the hat as a cover and head protection from the sun’s heat, dust, and other dirt. Bucket hats are also suitable for outdoor activities such as mountain climbing, sightseeing and others. Initially, bucket hats were often used by Irish farmers and fishermen in the early 1900s for practical purposes, namely to protect their heads from the inhospitable weather outside. A bucket hat that was worn by soldiers of the Israel Defense Force in the 1940s. In addition, bucket hats were also worn by United States soldiers during the Vietnam War in the 1960s to 1970s. And the birth of the bucket hat for fashion was inspired by Gilligan’s hat in the Gilligan’s Island series in the 1960s.
The hat, which is shaped like an inverted bucket, turns out to have various names in other countries. In Israel, the bucket hat has another name, Rafael hat. In Sweden, this hat is commonly referred to as the Beppehatt, due to the Swedish artist Beppe Wolgers who always wore this hat and made it even more popular in the 90s. Russia used to call the bucket hat by the name Panamka. Meanwhile, in England, the bucket hat is called Reni Hat after the drummer for the Stone Roses band, Reni, who always wears this hat. For the material used, it is usually made of raw wool, but now bucket hats are mostly made of denim, canvas, drill, twill, ripstop, and rapel. You can make a Bucket Hat as an addition to your accessory style, making it even cooler.