Where Did the Beret Come from?


The beret is the most recognized head gear in history. It is a soft round visorless cap, it has a round flat crown of varying widths and is made of felt, wool or other fabric. The beret is suspected to have been worn for the first time in the 5th Century BC in Greece but became hugely popular in the Renaissance period.
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The modern beret comes from the traditional hat of Basque shepherds, who have lived in the mountainous region between Spain and France for thousands of years, and they were first mass-produced in France in the 19th century.
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