The cloche was at the height of popularity in the Roaring '20s, worn by fashion-savvy flappers. The cloche shape is relevant again! This fun fashion trend has been bolstered by a surge of interest in the hit television show "Downton Abbey". The upper class women depicted in the show have a refined approach to fashion highlighted by absloutely incredible headwear like decorative cloches. Brands like Helen Kaminski and Betmar are adept at blending classic fashion with fresh designs to produce stunning results, and a perfect example is their gorgeous selection of cloches.
Generally considered a warm weather style, boaters are a classic flat top straw hat with a stiff brim and crown. Popular in the early 20th century, boaters are making a comeback with added modern elements and creative patterns. Also traditionally known as a basher, a skimmer, or a barbershop quartet hat, boaters evoke images of sharp-dressed formal men like the Great Gatsby and Buster Keaton.
The ultimate spring and summer hat material, straw provides a lightweight option.