Eightpieces

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Eightpieces

The Eight piece also called the News Boy cap consists of eight parts including a button and a shadow. Throughout the 20th century, the 8-piece cap became widespread in England, America and the rest of Europe.

    • 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
    • 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.
    • Lilly bouclé wool balloon hat

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      • 100% Bouclé Wool
      • Black as ebony
      • Loosely top
      • Balloon cap in 8 parts
      • Light cotton lining
      • Spacious with good volume for the hair
      • Handmade by Master Herr Bullmann in Germany
      The wide shade and finely curled wool give this cap a feminine look. The hat is made by cap makers and not by hatters. Read about the distinction between cap makers and hatters in our blogpost capmaking vs hatmaking.
    • Lizzy burgundy bouclé wool cap

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      • 100% Bouclé Wool
      • Cotton linings
      • Loosely top
      • Balloon cap
      • Spacious with good volume for the hair
      • Handmade by Master Herr Bullmann in Germany
      This bulky wool cap is inspired by 19th-century French caps. The wide shade and finely curled wool give this cap a feminine look. Some believe that this model is a 'women's cap', but we often see men both wearing caps and buying caps of this type. These days, the gender stereotype of the world order is fortunately in turmoil, even in the clothing world, and thank you for that. At Wilgart, however, we do not believe in the rigid gender roles, but inspire that you can dress as you please. This offers you a little more opportunities to play with in attire for everyday and at parties.The hat is made by cap makers and not by hatters. Read about the distinction between cap makers and hatters in our blogpost capmaking vs. hatmaking.
    • 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.
    • 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
    • Buffon Newsboy linen cap

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      • 100% Flax / Linen
      • Thin checked cotton lining
      • Classic 8-piece cap
      • Detail stitching in dark brown contrast thread
      Versatile newsboy cap in dark blue linen fabric. Lined with airy and light cotton. Both linen and cotton are especially suitable for the summer semester, as the flax fibers of the cap are airy and can absorb booth heat and moisture. In Wilgart's flatcap shop we only sell true craftsmanship. This cap is sewn in southern Germany by my master herr Bullmann, who has more than 30 years of experience in making headwear. The semi-heavy flax as a outer shell is sturdy and suitable for brushing. Read more about cap maintenance and see our utensils under: How to wash your cap

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