There is not much difference between the cowboy hat and the cowgirl hat. Only cowgirl hat sports embellishments for the feminine contact. Girls are catching up with the boys in every aspect, why leave the cowboy hat? The girls started sporting the "male" accessory and gave it a more attractive and appealing look.
The distinct fit and shape
These hats are meant to fit as a comfortable hug around the head. If it is loose it can fly off and the shape should be in accordance with the fit requirement. There are many shapes available – round, oval, round oval and long oval. These shapes are according to the general shape of a person's head. The shape and fit of the hat should be chosen according to the shape of the head and how the hat sits on the head.
The cowboy hat is usually made of blanket obtained from beaver fur. In addition to the blanket, these hats are also made of straw and palm leaves. The straw hats provide good ventilation which is much needed during the warmer months and they are also lightweight. The palm leaf hats last longer even though they sit a little uncomfortable during the hot season. Other materials such as jute, synthetic fiber (Shantung), Agave fiber etc. are also used to make these hats. Of all these, the felt hats are considered of the highest quality
The felt hats are usually black in color, while the straw and other fibers use colors ranging from the woody shades to the whites. Cow boy hats are usually colored with neutral shades, but cowgirl hats have different color options.
The cowgirl hats go all out with the bling – literally everything goes! The top of the hat can be decorated with tribal patterns or some glittering jewels, crystals, sequins, ribbons etc. The possibilities are endless. You just need a very active and creative imagination to give your hat a touch of pizzazz.