The earliest cowboy hats were mostly made of felt in response to the climate in the Midwest of the United States, which could resist the wind and rain, and were mainly functional; Fashion cowboy hat takes the handsome and wild appearance of cowboy hat, mainly decorative. Cowboy hat is a classic without loss, and there are great changes in the use of materials.
The cowboy hat in the United States comes from a kind of felt hat with wide edge and high top, which is often worn by Mexican cowboys. The top of this hat is concave downward, while the brims of both sides are slightly tilted upward. In addition to the smart and capable people who wear it, the cowboy hat also has many practical functions. It can not only protect against wind, frost, rain, snow, hot sun and hail, but also ready-made water scoops, rice bowls and pillows. The evolution and diversity of cowboy hats can be seen in western films.