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Oxford Boater

The Oxford boater is a quintessential British classic for social events.

This is a true classic full of charm.

Oxford Boater
Size

PRODUCT DETAILS

Measurements

Brim Length: 6 cm
Crown Height: 9 cm
Band Width: 4.5 cm

Care

Steam from a household kettle and a hard bristle hat brush or clean pencil rubber will help remove dust and dirt.

Alternatively, use a soft nailbrush and a little soapy water. Straw hats are best stored in a hat box, away from direct sunlight.

Avoid wearing a straw hat in the rain. If it gets wet, dry using a clean, absorbent cloth or sponge.

Materials

This boater is made from 100% pedal straw. It is trimmed with a navy and red polka dot ribbon and is finished with an internal soft leather sweatband to keep your hat secure.

Styling & Fitting

This hat is the perfect hat of choice for calendar events such as Henley Royal Regatta and Wimbledon. Popularised in the 19th century, the boater is made distinguishable by its stiff flat crown and brim, as well as being adorned by a ribbon.

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Men's Hat Styling

Every Lock & Co. hat purchased is carefully and expertly hand-prepared in our London shop by one of our Hatters, before being whisked out of our famous green front door.

To find your perfect hat size, we suggest booking a virtual appointment for a consultation with one of our hatters here.

HAT CHARACTERISTICS

At Lock & Co., we sell the finest hats and caps. To achieve this, we pay particular attention to specific hat characteristics - style, fit, durability, and materials. We share these characteristics with you for each hat to help you decide on the perfect choice.

Find Your Size and Style

Style
Boater
At Lock & Co. we offer a wide selection of styles of hats. What defines a hat style is its form: overall shape, height/shape of the crown, width of the brim, and material type. These define a style e.g., Fedora, Trilby, Panama, Cloche, Tweed cap etc.
Material
Pedal Straw
Lock & Co. hats are made of the finest quality material. These can range from exclusive Escorial wool, Scottish Tweed, and cashmere to Toquilla straw for our Panama hat.
Shape
Standard Brim
Different styles of hats have different shapes to them, including classic, fuller, narrow, and standard fits, or with an oversized or a wide brim or sporting a particular shape - bell, birdcage, etc.
Features
Breathable
Every part of a hat has its purpose. Discover the features or aesthetic of each hat and how it will specifically enhance your hat-wearing experience.