Kangol - Cloches - Derbies & Bowlers
A Leader in Style and Fashion
Since 1938 Kangol has been a trendsetter in the headwear industry. Initially a beret manufacturer in England, this company quickly found itself in high demand. With every style that Kangol produces comes a story, helping to shape the look and feel of each hat.
One of the most popular and recognizable styles, the Kangol 504, has remained a classic example of Kangol's unique ability to take the ivy cap shape and give it a variety of interpretations. Another example of this is Kangol's army cap selection, which is quickly becoming a favorite of hip-hop stars like Eminem. These casual hats come in many fabrics and patterns, ensuring a design for every taste in style.
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.
In many instances, the saying "They just don't make 'em like they used to" rings very true. The hat world is one place where this isn't accurate; as long as you know where to look. Our derby and bowler selection is stocked full of some of the coolest traditional hats in the world. By crafting hats by hand with the same methods that have always been used, brands like Bollman Hat Company (America's oldest hatmaker) continue to lead the way in fine headwear. Derbies and bowlers are wonderful for attaining an absolutely timeless look with shapes and designs that have been popular for decades, and in some cases, even centuries!