Throughout the years, hat styles changed, but in the 1960's the hat business began a permanent slide, which many hatters attributed to President Kennedy's preference for going hatless.
But don't count on Mr. Kennedy to start a sartorial revolution the way his uncle, the president, did, inspiring millions of men to go hatless.
So Indiana went hatless in the new Japanese advertisements and "Temple of Doom" was a success.
Even in harsh weather, most men now go hatless.
Only women who have been admitted to the congregation can wear hats; those denied admittance (because they are still young, or because they are considered to be living immoral lives) are only "inquirers" and go hatless.
If Samantha Cameron can go hatless to the royal wedding, you don't have to wear a hat to Cousin Brian's nuptials if you don't want to, whatever your mum might think.
My father, who always wore a hat, was thrilled that the new president went hatless.
Men of the upper classes often went hatless.
He wore somber garments but went hatless; his hair, dead black and straight, clung to his narrow scalp.
On vacation from Mary A. Woodruff, Sally usually went hatless and wore her new silverblue muskrat coat.