Fedora Of Action YKTTW Discussion

Fedora Of Action
An action hero wears a fedora as part of his/her iconic look.
(permanent link) added: 2012-04-30 17:53:05 sponsor: DragonQuestZ (last reply: 2012-05-07 17:08:54)

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If adventure has a hat, it must be Indiana Jones's.

"For the heroes, even the fedora, jacket, and khakis were common attire".

Put a fedora on an Action Hero, and it suddenly becomes not just another hat, but a symbol of how Badass that character is.

In some of the adventure Film Serials, the fedora would be worn by the hero. When Indiana Jones came along, it solidified the hat as a sign of the adventurer (at least to modern audiences). It can also become an Iconic Item.

A Sub-Trope of Nice Hat.

A Sister Trope to Adventurer Outfit, Scarf of Asskicking.

Action Heroes Wearing This Hat

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