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The bucket hat is a soft, fabric hat with a flat crown and wide downward-shaped brim. The hat was traditionally made from a durable cotton or denim fabric however today they can be seen made from a wide variety of materials including waterproof and sportswear fabrics. They sometimes feature eyelets on the sides of the crown for added ventilation. The bucket hat has the same origins as the Irish walking hats however instead of being made from a thick wool or tweed like the walking hats, the bucket hats are typically made from a lighter cotton and have a less structured shape. During the 1960s the cap made the jump into the fashion world, quickly becoming one of the hottest new trends. By the 1980s the bucket hat had been adopted by the Rap community and remained a part of street fashions through the 90s. This style of hat was also most famously seen as a part of the Mod subculture as well as in the TV show Gilligan's Island.