To see or wear a hat in your dream, indicates that you are hiding an aspect of yourself or that you are covering up something. Alternatively, it represents your attitude or the various roles and responsibilities you have in your waking life. To dream that you are wearing different hats, symbolizes the many different roles you have in your waking life. Perhaps you feel you are stretched too thin and overburdened by daily responsibilities. To dream that you are changing hats, represents your changing opinions and thoughts. To dream that you are wearing a top hat, denotes your aspirations for wealth. It is also symbolic of male elegance and formality. If the top hat is knocked off your head, then it suggests a loss in your status of a fear that you will be stripped of your authority.