• Lesson #2: Bowler hats should be worn at least three sizes too small and perched on top of your head, a good two inches away from your forehead. Bonus history lesson: As legend has it, the bowler hat arrived in the Andes when a gang of Europeans working on the Bolivian railroad ordered a shipment of the fashionable chapeaus from London. Due to some clerical fluke, when the hats arrived, they were many sizes too small. Deemed un-wearable by the railroad brigade, the mini-bowlers were passed out to the native women, who tipped them at a jaunty angle and went about their business.

Photography by Szymon Kochański

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