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    The classic boater (or skimmer, cady or can-can, as it is sometimes known) has become synonymous with quintessentially British social events. Crafted from stiff sisal straw to retain its classic boater shape for years to come. 

    The boater is finished with a smart black Petersham ribbon, the hat has a leather inner sweatband so it stays firmly in place.

    Our boater has a 6 cm brim, and a 8 cm crown.

    The hat features a leather inner sweatband, and a black 5 cm Petersham ribbon,

     

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

    Avoid wearing a straw hat in the rain. If it gets wet, dry using a clean, absorbent cloth or sponge. Straw hats are best stored in a hat box, away from direct sunlight.

    To ensure that you choose the perfect hat size, use our easy measuring-tape technique to get it just right.

    1. USE a soft tape measure.

    2. PLACE it around your head, positioned mid-forehead and just above the ears.

    3. MEASURE in centimetres or inches.

    4. FIND your size on the hat size chart.

    You can find our instructional video on how to measure your hat size here: Hat sizing

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    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.

    mens hat sizing

    Should you wish to speak to one of our Hatters please email us at shop@lockhatters.co.uk or via our contact us page – and one of our team will be in touch.