Story: Rural clothing

1980s hats (3rd of 3)

1980s hats

Farmers and stock agents at the Waipukurau saleyards in Hawke’s Bay in 1981 sport floppy cotton hats, which were fashionable at the time. They were not as broad-brimmed as some earlier styles, and did not always shade the neck and face from the sun.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQT 6418, R10400

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Bronwyn Labrum, 'Rural clothing - Hats, footwear and oilskins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 April 2024)

Story by Bronwyn Labrum, published 24 Nov 2008