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men in baseball hats.... good look or bad look?

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themoon66 Thu 12-Jul-07 20:12:40

DH needs, or thinks he needs, a hat for our short break in barcelona next months.

I think baseball caps are an extremely bad look when teamed with cropped trousers and bare feet with sandals.

Am I right? And what would be a viable alternative to baseball caps?

Thank you all in anticipation.

nickytwotimes Thu 12-Jul-07 20:13:35

You are indeed right, themoon.
no idea what else he could wear i'm afraid.

aloha Thu 12-Jul-07 20:14:47

Tell him to stay in the shade instead!

Desiderata Thu 12-Jul-07 20:15:52

A rumpled straw hat - anything but a baseball cap. They're complete pants.

HonorMatopoeia Thu 12-Jul-07 20:16:16

Bad look, but sometimes Dh has to wear one to stop his poor bald head burning!! He also has an Indianna Jones style thing, which I personally think looks much better!

southeastastra Thu 12-Jul-07 20:16:33

i like baseball hats but my dp likes baseball so he can carry it off hahah

MadEyemarthamooDy Thu 12-Jul-07 20:17:11

Dh has a hat - like a...well, a hat hat. With a brim. But soft. Not like a pith helmet or a sombrero. It doesn't look too ridiculous. I think it's AirWalk and he got it in a surfy shop.

Troutpout's dh has a hat with flowers on. Now that looks ridiculous .

MadEyemarthamooDy Thu 12-Jul-07 20:19:29

It's a bit like this - but beige

MrsBadger Thu 12-Jul-07 20:25:01

very bad look

DH has a panama-shaped straw one for poncing about in and a waxed cotton bush hat for, er, poncing about in.

The waxed one is a bit Indiana Jones I suppose...

lou33 Thu 12-Jul-07 20:26:18

i almost hit the kerb in my car today looking at a spectacularly good looking guy cycling up the road in a baseball hat

so it's bad, because if i could have seen him properly i would have been in more control of my car

southeastastra Thu 12-Jul-07 20:28:27

i like them!

MrsBadger Thu 12-Jul-07 20:29:52

try again

MrsBadger Thu 12-Jul-07 20:31:22

sodding MSN

themoon66 Thu 12-Jul-07 20:31:28

Like the blue harbour one. Very acceptable!

Bibis Thu 12-Jul-07 20:32:11

bad bad bad athink William Hague [yuk emoticon]

themoon66 Thu 12-Jul-07 20:33:52

MrsBadger! Is that your DH stood looking moodily over the syphyx?

MrsBadger Thu 12-Jul-07 20:35:01

might be, might be...

ChippyMinton Thu 12-Jul-07 20:35:24

cricket hat

or panama straw style

or a baseball hat with meaning - ie his team not some cruddy designer or promo nonsense. DH has a poncey lear jet one!

ApuNahasapeemapetilon Thu 12-Jul-07 20:36:22

bloody awful

i like a little porkpie hat like dermot used to wear

themoon66 Thu 12-Jul-07 20:38:25

Perhaps I should just arrange for him to learn how to knot a hankie.

themoon66 Thu 12-Jul-07 20:39:16

dermot's pork pie hat sounds promising.... link anyone?

LordPan Thu 12-Jul-07 20:39:49

Men should only wear baseball caps when they are playing baseball.

Same goes for tam o shanters.

southeastastra Thu 12-Jul-07 20:40:12

sounds awful moon!

baseball hats are nice get one with a curly brim

themoon66 Thu 12-Jul-07 20:40:55

DH says how about this one...

http://www.marksandspencer.com/gp/product/B000MSGU4K/sr=1-8/qid=1184269139/ref=sr_1_8/203-7922444-57 03122?ie=UTF8&node=&m=A2BO0OYVBKIQJM&keywords=&mnSBrand=core&size=9&rh=n%3A53812031&page=1

I think its a bit geriatric myself

southeastastra Thu 12-Jul-07 20:41:39

i like that one. it's not trying too hard and reminds me of my grandad

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