Out of necessity.
Well, not entirely true. I've been dedicated to hat-wearing as long as I can remember, but it is no longer an option (or fashion accessory).
- Posted from my iPhone
I wear a lot of different hats, both physically and metaphorically. My grandkids like to exclaim "Pop's hat!” while reaching for my favorite Panama or Stetson. This is a phenomenon we'll visit here, both physically and metaphorically.