He wore a black achkan and a red fez with a black tassel, and was amazingly dignified.
It is difficult for us to see any reason why a Jew may not wear his yarmulke in court, a Sikh his turban, a Muslim woman her chador, or a Moor his fez .
When the fez was banned and the Panama hat went out of fashion, the veil was turned into a signifier for the supposed incommensurability between Islam and modern nationhood.
In rural areas, men may still wear the fez , a traditional Turkish cap, and a colorful cloth belt.
He had to wear a uniform: A fez with a tassel on it and a baggy suit of many colors.
The shape in those days was that of a Turkish fez , something like that of the confections later known as sultanes.
He abolished the Arabic script, made the Turks abandon the fez and turban for Western hats, stripped the veils from the faces of Turkish women and even accepted that those who were nominally Muslim had a right to drink alcohol.
Ataturk also outlawed the traditional fez , a brimless, cone-shaped, red hat and made brimmed felt hats mandatory, because with them on men could not touch their foreheads to the ground in prayer.
Numbering more than 30 items so far, each measuring 4 or 5 inches across, the series includes baseball caps, party hats, a fez , a motorcycle helmet and a hat with the Act Up logo on it.
Men wear the shirwal (baggy black pants that fit at the shin), high black boots, white blousy shirts, dark vests, and a fez .