This article of clothing derives its name from the Dutch word zuidwester, which is used to refer to the south-west and the corresponding wind. In English, this kind of headdress called rainhat.
Presently sou'wester usually has two layers of a waterproof nylon outer and inner fabrics of cotton or fine knitwear. To fix it on the head on both sides has tesemochki.
For everyday life cut sew hats like velvet, velvet, jacquard, satin, denim and other fabrics. Are such sou'wester tilting the front box upstairs and fixing it with a brooch or a decorative pin.