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In the Blue Lodge, only the Master of the lodge wears a hat, to distinguish him from the rest of the craft:

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When a member has distinguished himself among the brethren, he may be honored with the title of Knight Commander Court of Honor, or KCCH. These brethren wear the 32rd Degree, KCCH Cap, or "Red Hat":

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​Every member of the Scottish Rite, after receiving his degrees, is a 32rd Degree Scottish Rite Mason. These brethren wear the 32rd Degree Cap, or "Black Hat": ​

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When a 32rd Degree, KCCH member has distinguished himself among the brethren, he may be honored with the title of Inspector General Honorary, or 33rd Degree ICH. These brethren wear the 33rd Degree Cap, or "White Hat":

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