Are fancy hats making a come-back? I say they never left! My fancy hats or big hats, as I like to call them, have been put away but will be put back into service once the virus allows businesses and churches, etc. to re-open. When Can I Wear a Fancy Hat? I love, love, love the look of a fancy hat and what it can do for an outfit! That classic little black dress becomes more stylish when accessorized with a hat. How about a cute hat to match your favorite sundress? That mother-of-the-bride dress will be taken to the next level with a matching fancy hat! I'll be breaking out a fancy hat in observance of Women's History Month. Back in the day, our grandmothers wore hats all the time. It was second nature. Y'all remember Nana and her hats, right? How Big is Too Big? Let's not even talk about fancy hats at church! The bigger, the more elaborate and festive, the better! I've seen hats with embellishments like birds, flowers, feathers, netting and gem stones.