The Adventurebilt Hat Company says this about their hats:
"Our hats are anachronisms, relics from a past age when every man wore a hat, and the hat he chose to wear would tell you much about the man beneath it. And of course, the most popular hat style of that era was the fedora."
If a man chooses to wear most popular hat, that is the same hat as almost everybody else, then what does that tell you about him? Did they really think this through?
Of course, I think the comic strip Achewood may have the final word on the Fedora, "You don't look like Bogart, you look like you ride a Honda Goldwing and collect swords"