What is the right way to wear a cowboy hat? At Gone Country we get asked that question all the time. A cowboy hat should fit about 1-2 fingers above the eyebrows and 1-2 fingers above the ears. It should be nearly parallel to the ground, not tilted back on your head. It should be just tight enough to fit comfortably and snugly and not slip around.
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On the other hand, if you are all about attitude, wear that hat any way you choose.
NEVER let someone convince you to buy a hat too tight.
When you are shopping for a hat if it feels too tight, go for the next larger size. NEVER let someone convince you to buy a hat too tight. There is such a thing as hat stretching but it is not permanent and you will not be happy with it. Any western hat that is too tight will eventually give you a headache. It's so easy to tighten your hat with sizing tape there is no reason to compromise on the size. Just read our article to find out how to size your cowboy hat.