Pileus also appeared early, these are brimless caps that are similar to skull caps or beanies. Most hats were made out of felt. They also used this same design to make a helmet out of bronze, these started to become popular in Sparta in the end of 5th Century B.C
Many women would wear wimples, large pieces of cloth worn around the neck and chin. Most Christian women would wear it to symbolize they were married and a way to show their hair.
In the 15th Century Italian women discarded wimples, and showed off their braids. This showed their status, that others were doing their hair.
Now there are a variety of hats: