I know the stereotypes surrounding black cowboy hats. I’ve seen enough western movies to know it was always the bad guys that wore the black hats. And usually those were they guys who wound up dead at the end of the movie. Forget all about that. That’s not the way it is anymore.
Look around at today’s pop culture. See the magazine with the movie star on the cover on the supermarket rack? If he’s wearing a cowboy hat, I bet it’s black. What about that rock and roll magazine. If your favorite rock star is wearing a cowboy hat it’s probably black as well. And I don’t even to mention country music singers. Sure some will wear white, gray or whatever other colors they can find, but an awful lot of them are wearing black. Black cowboy hats have gone mainstream and indeed show a touch of class.
We’ve already discussed how cowboy hats have evolved. No longer are they solely worn for the protection needed while working on the farm or ranch. The sun, rain and wind make for some pretty harsh working conditions so a cowboy hat was pretty much a necessity. And out on the range, what could be more perfect for fanning the flames of a fire or gathering water from the passing river. Let’s fast forward century or so. Why are these hats still everywhere you look and as popular? And why is black the primary color of choice? The answer is simple. They look good. They are fashionable. They look classy.
Whether you’re looking for the popular felt or leather, or perhaps something else, there are plenty of places you can go. Obviously you can check out our store for black cowboy hats. You can also check out any hat store or department store. And any leather store in your area will probably have a nice selection of black cowboy hats. Clothing stores, especially those catering to men, would also be a good place to shop. And don’t forget to look in your local western store if you have one where you live. Of course you can’t beat the convenience of shopping online. Just about anywhere you look you find a nice selection of black cowboy hats