What makes a hat a Tejana?
Tejana hats look a lot like general cowboy hats but the design sets them apart a little bit. There is the classic wide brim around the hat but the edges are a little curvy on the sides. So it holds up almost like a cup. This makes the appearance of a Tejana hat very distinct and original.
What do you call a cowboy coat?
hard hat. porkpie hat. sou’wester. panama. tam-o’-shanter.
Why are cowboy hats a thing?
The cowboy hat was designed to protect working cattlemen as they toiled, all day long, under the hot western sun. Nowadays, cowboy hats are worn for all sorts of purposes, from special occasions to a hard day’s work.