Flat Caps Flat Caps once upon a time were merely the preserve of the English farmer. With possibly the most comprehensive selections available to buy online; it's easy toRead More...
Flat Caps once upon a time were merely the preserve of the English farmer. With possibly the most comprehensive selections available to buy online; it's easy to tell we love Mens Flat Caps at UE. The flat cap was introduced to the youth scene with the Kangol 504 Flat Cap being worn by LL Cool J on his Sophomore LP cover. He continued to brandish Kangol Flat Caps in his videos and public appearances throughout his, making it the hat an integral part of Hip-Hop culture. In the following decade to come Kangol Caps would cover the heads of such hip hop greats as Slick Rick, Erik B and Rakim, Grand Master Flat and more recently Samuel L Jackson's cap of choice
A wardrobe staple for every season, the humble Flat Cap is now the toast of the modern urban gent, and with our pick of the worlds mots coveted Flat Peak Caps from the likes of Bhode & Company, Brixton Hooligan Flat Caps, Bailey, Kangol, Stetson, Penfield, Atlantiis Caps, there is a Flat Hat to suit even the most discerning of tastes. The recent popularity of the heritage movement and in particular tweed has the resurgence of traditional tweed flat caps and Harris Tweed Flat Caps from the likes of Failsworth Hats
Here is out quick and simple guide to the humble Flat cap:Ivy flat caps: the classic of all Flat Cap shapes, simple 3 panel design designed with a flat top to the cap;Duckbill flat caps: the name is drawn from reference to the shape of a duck's bill, which like the hat designed with a sloped bill, usually made from 5 panels.NewsBoy Hat: inspired by the back streets of Manhattan, and the classic American paper boy look - just think the Godfather film, made from 6 panels and finished with a button on top.Gatsby Flat Cap (aka Big Apple Hat) - Similar to the Newsboy hat but with slightly less overhang and often made with a more protruding bill.