Early days look

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Early days look

An old-fashioned flatcap is wider and more voluminous than today’s trend. Typically, old caps are fuller, but the recent decades’ focus on streamlined design has made the historic wide caps more and more narrow and modern in shape. But here is a selection of our old-fashioned inspired flatcaps with good volume. Some models that were normal in the early 19th century will today be almost perceived as extravagant. Here is a selection of caps that has a iconic look that get you thinking of a time that once was.

    • Sherlock Holmes cap

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      • Original cut
      • 100% wool
      • Cotton linings
      • Classic detective hat
      The classic Deerstalker cap in exquisite quality, handmade in Germany by my cap teacher Herr Bullmann. Read more about this classic model in our blog post 7 popular caps for the modern man.
    • Anni bell hat

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      • 100% Wool
      • Strong boucle weaving
      • Beautiful blue flower
      • Handmade in Germany
      1920s inspired feminine bell hat with blue flower as decoration. The edge can be folded up as needed and expressed, and the inside of the hat is the same blue bouclé wool as the flower. Wear this bell hat if you want an authentic refined look from 1920s - 1930s Europe.
    • Chan Wui eighpiece

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      • 100% Harris Tweed Wool
      • Cotton lining
      • Handmade classic
      • Robust and warm Eightpiece
      This brown Eightpiece cap is strongly inspired by the wide and voluminous caps that were widely used in the early 19th century. You can read more about the distribution and history of the cap on our article 7 popular caps for modern man.The cap is handmade in Germany by Wilgart's master Herr Bullmann. As a counterpart to this brown Harris Tweed cap, we also have a grayish classic eightpiece in herringbone weaving called Ever Larsen cap
    • Karl organic velvet flatcap

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      • 100% Organic cotton velvet
      • Thin cotton linings
      • Handmade
      This light brown velvet is organic and certified cotton. The cap is sewn especially for Copenhagen's hat shop Wilgart, which is located on Jægersborggade in Nørrebro. The cap is made in fixed measurements, and according to old craft principles, we have the sixpence cap in every size, and not just every second.
    • Loui tweed flatcap w. earflaps

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      • 100% Harris Tweed Wool
      • Cotton lining
      • Soft Moleskine and tweed ear flaps
      • Handmade cap
      This classic flatcap has built-in ear flaps that can be unfolded when the cold bites. In milder weather, the ear flaps fold into the cap and it appears as a classic woolen cap. The Harris tweed fabric is woven in Scotland and the cap is handmade in Germany by my teacher Herr Bullmann. Read about washing and maintenance of wool caps here.Wilgart also carries the models Starnight cap w. earflaps or the baseball cap Ardie basecap with earflaps
    • Luxury fedora gray beaver felt hat

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      • 100% Beaver furfelt
      • Classic bow
      • Bornholm granite hat pin
      • Leather strap
      • Handmade in Denmark
      • Hat box is included in the price
      From the company Andersen & Berner comes here one of the classic men's (and lady's) hats, namely a Fedora felt hat in 100% beaver hair felt. The refined deep gray color, with the classic bow on the hat ribbon makes the hat dressy for most people. A beaver felt hat is considered an exclusive piece of bridle, and this hat is even handmade here in Denmark according to old hatter traditions and methods.Along with the hat, one of our hat pins is delivered with a piece of Bornholm Granite, as well as a hat box in solid cardboard. All three items, the hat, the hat pin and the hat box are made in Denmark.If you have special wishes for your hat, or if you are looking for a size we do not have in stock, you can place a personal order in the hat store Wilgart. Read more about our hats collection from Andersen & Berner here
    • Jason leather flatcap

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      • 100% ultra soft goat leather
      • High quality craftsmanship
      • Cotton linings
      • Sewn in Germany
      This leather sixpence is made of very smooth and soft genuine leather, which over time will patinate beautiful. The subtle dark brown glossy surface, and the good quality of leather, are beautifully combined in this leather cap. A classic wide flatcap in brown leather, which will keep good shape, and be usable for many years to come. The treatment of skins is described in more detail in our section on Washing & Maintenance of caps.Get the cap sent to you by mail order, or look into our well-stocked hat shop in Nørrebro in Copenhagen.
    • Bothmann newsboy cap

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      • 100% lightweight wool
      • 'Goose eye' pattern
      • Thin cotton lining
      • Handmade according to original cap-making traditions
      The light beige patterned 'goose eye' weave falls out nicely on this Wilgart's newsboy cap. Authentic full-bodied cap, with large button on top. Available in fixed size for all main dimensions of headcircumferrence. The fabric of the cap originates from "Brothers Mehler fabricmill", and is being woven in Germany. Our hat shop is pleased to offer this summer eightpiece, in light and durable wool, which is suitable for most of the months of the year. Are you in doubt about how to wash a wool eightpiece cap then watch the videos under the section: How to wash your cap
    • Mr. Heider

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      • 100% Wool
      • Quilted lining
      • Classic herringbone weaving
      • Handmade by Master Herr Bullmann in Germany
      This classic wide and oldschool sixpence headwear is made from durable, light and insulating sheep wool. The herringbone woven white and black threads blend into a perfect and everlasting gray surface in herringbone strucure. Our cap store has many classic flatcaps in the popular herringbone weaving. Common to our sixpences in herringbone is that the wool is always woven in Scotland, and comes from British or Scottish sheep.
    • Black/red oldschool leather racer cap

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      This cap is made to order! Delivery takes place approximately 2 months after the time of ordering.
      • Soft and smooth goatskin leather
      • Oldtime cap for motor enthusiasts
      • Comfortable and usable goggles
      • Cotton lining
      • Handmade by Master Herr Bullmann in Germany
      A pilot cap/motorcycle racer cap in soft leather with matching goggles. Nice bike breed vintage helmet like back in the days. If you are into motocross, old classic cycling races, historic grand prix cars, or convertibles, this leather racing hat will give you both attention and respect amoung motor enthusiasts. It is not every day that you meet someone with such a nice hat, rolling in a nice vehicle.Wilgart's capshop in Copenhagen is the only retailer in Denmark of this leather racing hat. We make it to order, and with your desired preferences for leather color and size.Remember there is approximately 2 months delivery time. Can be subject to discontinued colours, etc. Call or write to us if you have any questions about the ordering process. It is important that you tell us your correct headsize, the order cannot be undone if your meassure is wrong.
    • Captain’s cap alpaca & leather shade

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      • Luxurious wool blend
      • 80% Wool & 20% Alpaca
      • Smooth leather shade
      • Skipper cap details
      • Cotton lining
      • Gold button and black cord are removable
      A real Captain cap, sewn in the finest wool blend with Alpaca and sheep's wool. The skipper's cap is with black cord and gold colored buttons. The deep black colour of the cap with the shine of Alpaca wool, in combination with the smooth goatskin quality, sends a graceful and exclusive look. The Alpaca fibers, which are known for its light weight, high insulation capacity and glossy grace, make the cap clearly appear as a superb quality product. It is handmade by skilled cap makers in Germany, making it a locally produced garment.This cap is also available in navy sheepswool here Captain Skipper cap (blue wool)
    • Bogart black rabbit felt fedora hat

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      • 100% Rabbit hair felt
      • Black ribbon w. bow
      • Bornholm granite hat pin
      • Silk lining
      • Leather strap
      • Handmade in Denmark
      From the company Andersen & Berner comes here one of the classic men's (and women's) hats, namely a Fedora felt hat in rabbit hair, The weight for the felt is about 90-100 grams which gives a light but still stable felt, which stabilizes shape and shape. This hat comes with all the typical characteristics of a real Bogart hat. I.e. a clean cut edge, as well as classic black bow. The hat is handmade in Denmark.The hat comes including a beautiful hat pin with a piece of Bornholm granite. Choose from Almindingen, Paradise Hills or Rønne granite stone. Please sign order details what type of granite hat pin you want. If you want, you can buy Wilgart's own solid hat box which is also made in Denmark.Height: 11 - 12 cm Rim: 6 cm
    • Starnight cap w. earflaps

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      • 70% wool, 20% silk & 10% PES
      • Light shiny fabric but subdued pattern
      • The material is woven in Germany by Schürmann Schröder
      • Slightly wider shape
      • Soft moleskin cotton on the inside of flaps
      • Winter lined
      Our cap with inner ear flaps is slightly wider than most flatcaps in our hat shop. It takes a little extra to fit the ear flaps to fit properly inside the cap. In addition, the earlobes have an incision, which makes the fabric spherical, and ensures that the flaps are snug around your ears and close to head. This cap is sewn according to artisanal traditions, and therefore has the highest standard in comfort and durability. The dark sixpence with earlobes is sewn in our neighbouring country Germany by skilled cap makers with more than 30 years of experience.
    • Strider patchwork wool Eightpiece

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      • 100% Harris Tweed
      • Cotton linings
      • Top quality cap
      • Pattern may vary from image
      Eightpiece cap, also called bakerboy or Newsboy cap, which is slightly narrower than our other selected eightpieces. All panels are of different Harris Tweed fabrics, with brown, green, and gray shades.The cap is made from the finest Scottish wool woven according to heritage traditions in the Outer Hebrides in Scotland. The name of the cap is named after the nickname for a character in Lord of the Rings: A countryman named Strider, who later turns out to be a true king's son. 
    • Ever Larsen eightpiece cap

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      • 100% Harris Tweed Wool
      • Fabric from the Outer Hebrides in Scotland
      • Traditional craftsmanship
      • Viscose lining
      • Handmade by Master Bullmann
      This eight piece headwear is as classic as it gets. The style that’s in New York referred to as an ‘Applejack’. This style comes in a historic fabric, made following traditional craftsmanship methods, by one of the most experienced capmakers in Europe. Master Herr Bullmann.
    • Marlon Brando Cap

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      • 100% heavy cotton canvas
      • Smooth goatskin leather shade
      • Ribbon and button details
      • Top quality cap
      • Original Marlon Brando cap
      The famous Madame Tussauds waxwork exhibit of Brando from the movie ‘The Wild One’ wearing this style. The American actor and film director Marlon Brando Jr. was one of the most admired actors in the history of the movies. Marilyn Monroe called him “the sexiest man” she had ever seen. Marlon Brando's cap has become a cultural phenomenon for the stylistically dressed man.The cap is an eightpiece with loose hanging top, which can be pushed from side to side, as well as stand directly up in the air. The same details were seen in the movie 'The Wild One'. Featuring 8/4, eight-quarter paneling, a center top button and a contrasting black shiny leather bill, finished with canvas cotton band and buttons. Beautiful old craft. This wide eightpiece is durable and robust. The cap was Marlon Brando's original signature headgear.Also look at our Mr. Brando vintage cap which is the same model in a black canvas instead of this beige colored type.
    • José Picasso extra wide flatcap

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      • Black heavy cotton
      • Viscose linings
      • Very wide and almost artistic piece of headgear
      • Handmade in Germany by Herr Bullmann
      This black wide flatcap model is a vintage inspired cap. Back in the early 1900s, this kind of very wide flatcaps was the common standard.Our wide models are must-have flatcaps for anyone who opposes the streamlining and aerodynamic design that is spreading in post-modern society.The wide and voluminous cap will get your styling level to the absolute top. This type of cap sets new limits for an almost extravagant exclusive artistic look.
    • Captain Skipper cap (blue wool)

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      • 100% Wool
      • Lodenfabric from Gebr. Mehler Tuchfabrik
      • Smooth leather shade
      • Skipper details
      • Cotton lining
      • Handmade by Master Herr Bullmann in Germany
      A real Captain cap, made of 100% pure new wool, with string and buttons. The dark navy blue color of the wool combined with the smooth goatskin quality gives this hat the original and eternal classic look for marines.This captain's cap is also available in a luxury variant of thicker sheep's wool mixed with alpaca wool. See model Captain's cap alpaca & leather shade
    • Mr. Brando vintage cap

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      • 100% heavy cotton canvas
      • Smooth goatskin leather shade
      • Ribbon and button details
      • Top quality cap
      • Black version of Marlon Brando cap
      A motorcycle cap in cotton canvas and leather made in classic retro style. Made from high-quality natural materials such as sturdy canvas, leather vesir, cotton lining and cotton sweatband. It has a decorative ribbon over the shade and 2 decorative buttons. A good choice together with a retro motorcycle, but can also be used in the harbour, in the workshop or on the hay loft. This black vintage black eightpiece cap is available in fixed sizes from large to small centimeters.The cap has a loose hanging puld, which can be pushed from side to side, as well as stand directly up in the air. The cap is inspired by our beige/black Marlon Brando Cap.With 8/4 pieces of fabric, a large button on top, and a black shiny glossy leather shade, made with canvas cotton bands and buttons on the side. Beautiful old craft. This wide eightpiece is durable and robust. The Sahara colored Marlon Brando cap was the original signature headgear in the film 'The Wild One'.See the cap in beige canvas here: Marlon Brando Cap
    • Water repellent cotton flatcap

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      The fabric is water resistant but made of 100% cotton. The extra long cotton fiber fibers are gimped into solid threads and woven with a patented weaving technique. The treatment causes the water to bounce off without any plastic membrane or chemical coating. A unique fabric made in Switzerland. Read more about ETA-Proof here
      • 100% ETA-proof cotton
      • Cotton lining
      • Natural water repellent
      • Different headsizes in cm
      • Handmade by Master Bullmann in Germany
      The secret to the amazing weather resistant cap lies in the production of the fabric, which uses the top 2% of the longest cotton fibers in the world. This water-repellent dark blue flatcap, is water resistant for some hours of moderate rain. However, it is not Water proof like (some) rainclothes are. The fabric provides good comfort because cotton as you might know, is a top fiber in terms of comfort and breathability.
    • Vintage oldtimer retro leather biker cap

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      This cap is made to order! Delivery takes place approximately 2 months after the time of ordering.
      • Soft and smooth goatskin leather
      • Old hours for cyclists etc.
      • Comfortable and usable goggles
      • Cotton lining
      • Handmade by Master Herr Bullmann in Germany
      A pilot cap, or motorcycle racer cap with spectacles. Nice bike race vintage look helmet in leather. If you are into motocross, old classic cycling races, historic grand prix cars, or convertibles, this leather racing helmet will give you both attention and respect. It's not every day that you meet someone with such a nice hat.Wilgart's capshop in Copenhagen is the only retailer of the leather racing hat. We make it to order, and with your desired preferences for leather color and size.Remember there is approximately 2 months delivery time. Reservations are made for discontinued colours, etc. Call or write to us if you have any questions about the ordering process.
    • Vintage brown grand prix bike cap

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      This cap is made to order! Delivery takes place approximately 2 months after the time of ordering.
      • Soft and smooth goatskin leather
      • Old hours for cyclists etc.
      • Comfortable and usable goggles
      • Cotton lining
      • Handmade by Master Herr Bullmann in Germany
      A pilot cap, or motorcycle racer cap with spectacles. Nice bike race vintage look helmet in leather. If you are into motocross, old classic cycling races, historic grand prix cars, or convertibles, this leather racing helmet will give you both attention and respect. It's not every day that you meet someone with such a nice hat.Wilgart's capshop in Copenhagen is the only retailer of the leather racing hat. We make it to order, and with your desired preferences for leather color and size.Remember there is approximately 2 months delivery time. Reservations are made for discontinued colours, etc. Call or write to us if you have any questions about the ordering process.

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