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CASHMERE FLAT

CASHMERE FLAT

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Colour: 2338 (main image), 2340, 2343, 2399

CASHMERE FLAT CASHMERE FLAT CASHMERE FLAT
2340 2343 2399

 

Fabric: Cashmere

Size: 56, 57, 59, 61

Price: £75

Code: 812

 

 

 
NEW WOOL FLAT

NEW WOOL FLAT

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Colour: Brown Check

Fabric: New Wool

Size: 56, 57, 59, 61

Price: £70

Code: 815

 

 

 
LONG PEAK CASHMERE

LONG PEAK CASHMERE

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Colour: 2341 (main image), 4829

LONG PEAK CASHMERE    
4829    

 

Fabric: Cashmere

Size: 57, 59, 61

Price: £80

Code: 814

 

 

 
LONG PEAK NEW WOOL

LONG PEAK NEW WOOL

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Colour: 2176(main image), 4953

LONG PEAK NEW WOOL    
4953    

 

Fabric: Cashmere

Size: 57, 59, 61

Price: £80

Code: 815

 

 

 
 

LODEN FLAT

A luxurious finish on a classic British shape. We have a great selection of winter colours. The loden material is a wonderfully warm mix of 80% wool and 20% alpaca. Essential for the winter wardrobe. The flat cap is great to transport as it can put easily rolled into a pocket.

 

Fabric: Loden

Size: 57, 59, 61

Price: £75

Code: 111

 

 

 
Long Peak Flat Cap

LONG PEAK FLAT

A stunning cap which is very popular with those partaking in country sports. This long peaked cap is a basic flat shape with very deep fit to the back and long curved peak at the front. This is the best fit flat cap you will ever wear!! We have a mixture of wools, English wool and the thicker Harris Tweed. 

 

Fabric: Wool

Size: 57, 59, 61

Price: £80

Code: 105

 

 

 
BROWN TWEED LONG PEAK FLAT
 
 
HERRINGBONE SICILIAN FLAT

HERRINGBONE SICILIAN FLAT

More compact and rounder in shape than the English 'Cheesecutter' version. This cap has a nice, snug fit. It comes in a lovely Donegal tweed, perfect to keep you warm on your daily commute, or on cold nights out on the town.

Colour:Black/Grey, Black/White

 

Fabric: Wool

Size: 57, 59, 61

Price: £90

Code: 112

 

 

 
Black and White Herringbone Sicilian Flat
 
 
 
Flat Cap

RACING TWEED FLAT

A beautiful tweed cap - perfect for keeping warm while watching your horse win! This cap will be at home in the local pub or a sprawling country manor.

Colour: Multi

Fabric: Wool

Size: 55, 57, 59, 61

Price: £40

Code: 48

 

 

 

 

 
traditional tweed flat

TRADITIONAL TWEED FLAT

A traditional Flat cap - part and parcel of the English countryside. Great for walking the dog or watching weekend matches.

Colour: see swatches - please state code number

Tweed Flat Tweed Flat Tweed Flat
Tweed 2004 Tweed 3541 Tweed 3542
Tweed Flat Tweed Flat Tweed Flat
Tweed 3544 Tweed 3545 Tweed 3546

 

Fabric: Wool

Size: S, M, L, XL

Price: £40

Code: Please check according to colour

 

 

 
Harris Tweed Flat

HARRIS TWEED FLAT

The fabulous quality woollen cloth, which is woven by hand in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The flat cap is a country cap that is just as loved in the town. Its simple shape is discreet, understated comfort. Relaxed and warm - an essential item for the wardrobe. 

Colour: see swatches - please state code number

Tweed Flat Tweed Flat Tweed Flat
4960 4734 3398

 

Fabric: Wool

Size: S, M, L, XL

Price: £60

Code: Please check according to colour

 

 

 
Flat Cap

CORDUROY FLAT

A Corduroy flat cap for a laid-back country look. 

Colour: Chocolate Brown, Fawn Brown, Olive Green

Fabric: Corduroy

Size:S, M, L, XL

Price: £32

Code: 12

 

 

 

 

 
Flat Cap

PLAIN FELT FLAT

This cap will last you forever and go with any outfit whether town, country or urban - the corner stone of the Flat cap.

Colour: Black, Navy Blue, Dark Grey

Fabric: Felt

Size:S, M, L, XL

Price: £32

Code: 13

 

 

 

 TWEED BEAU FLAT

TWEED BEAU FLAT

The Beau is a very attractive tie back flat cap, in a gorgeous Hereford Tweed. Its deeper back is perfect for long tresses or a snugger fit. 

Colour: Blue, Brown, Fern Green

Fabric: Wool Tweed

Size: One Size

Price: £60

Code: 11

      

 

 

 

 
Flat Cap

HYBRID FLAT

An interesting cross between a Flat and a Baker Boy style. This Hybrid is a 6 piece beauty with a button on top. A Cheese Cutter to delight in.

Colour: Brown

Fabric:

Size: M, L, XL

Price: £32

Code: 27

 

 

 

 

Flat Caps

 

The flat cap, also known as a Scally cap, or Cheesecutter is a rounded shallow cap with a small stiff brim at the front. There are some slightly different variations of the cap, including a deeper ‘fashion’ style, Riding Cap, Driving Cap (with fold down ear warmers), and Golf Cap. While the shape of all of these caps is recognisable, the subtle differences are primarily the length of coverage at the back of the cap, the width and depth of the head and the length of the peak. Fashionable at the moment are the Long Peaked Flat cap which is narrower on the head with a deeper fitting back.


A slight variation to the traditional flat cap, is the Bond cap, which is flat on top, but has a large round head, and is wider than the Cheesecutter, with a protruding peak.


As with all ”rules”, there are exceptions, and these primarily come down to Italian tinkering with certain aspects, creating a wider fit around the cap, and rounding off some of the sharper edges to create a softer fit flat cap, with a deeper fit to the head of the cap.


Flat caps are synonymous the English country look, and generally found in Tweeds of wool or cashmere, but can also be made of linen, cotton and silk cloth for summer with air vents and occasionally leather trim. The flat cap is really a year round essential, warm in the winter and cooling in the summer.


The popularity of the flat cap remains strong with fans of English country clothing, the English ‘Country Set’. Princes William and Harry have often been seen in Tweed Caps around the Polo fields and has been a staple for Chap the tweed cap has made a big come back as a must have fashion accessory, pioneered by Vivienne Westwood and worn by many, in and around town.


The style can be traced back to 14th century Britain, Italy and Ireland, when it was more likely to be called a ‘Bonnet’, until it was replaced (except in Scotland) by 'cap' sometime before 1700. When Irish and English immigrants came to the United States, they took the flat cap with them. This style of cap is also referred to in some parts of England as a 'Cheesecutter' because of its wedge shape.


A 1571 Act of Parliament to stimulate domestic wool consumption and general trade decreed that on Sundays and holidays, all males over 6 years of age, except for the nobility and persons of degree, were to wear caps of wool manufacture on force of a fine (3/4d per day). The Bill was not repealed until 1597, and by this time, the flat cap had become firmly entrenched in England as a recognized mark of common birth; a burgher, tradesman, apprentice or artisan. The early style of flat cap survives as the Tudor Bonnet, worn in some of the older academic institutions on official occasions.


The stereotype of the flat cap as purely 'working class' was never correct. They were frequently worn in the country, but not in town, by middle and upper-class men for their practicality. It is undoubtedly classless, and there lies its strength. A ‘Toff’ can be a ‘Chap’ as well without losing face."


Flat caps gained popularity with more fashionable young men in the 1920s. The image of Berty Wooster in his plus fours and tweeds cap is a memorable one. Many country gentlemen would wear their cap as a practical accessory to plus fours or twos.


The British workman is no longer stereotyped as wearing a flat cap, so in the twenty-first century, it has gained an increasingly upper class image.