Early days look

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

      • 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

      • 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.
    • Bothmann newsboy cap

      • 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
    • Starnight cap w. earflaps

      • 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.
    • Captain Skipper cap (blue wool)

      • 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

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