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Mens Flat Caps

Sophisticate your style with a helping hand from our considerable online selection of suave men's flat caps. Ideal for creating a smart yet casual look, a flat cap provides that perfect finishing touch to any outfit. With so many colours and materials to explore, you can nail that cool and cosy autumn/winter look with ease at OnBuy.

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Calling all lovers of classic style, our substantial assortment of men's flat caps features stylish hats from all of your favourite brands. From the country-style creations of Walker and Hawkes to sleek leather flat caps, you're sure to discover a wide range of men's flat caps to suit all personalities, seasons and styles. 

What is a flat cap?

This fashionable item of men's headwear is incredibly popular across the world. In terms of the visual appearance, a flat cap is a compact and rounded hat that features a hard brim over the forehead to shade your eyes from harsh sunlight. It sits close to your head to provide a tight yet comfortable fit for casual, everyday activities. Traditionally made from wool or tweed, flat caps (also known as diving caps, duffer caps, golf caps and even newsboy caps) can be snapped up in a huge range of materials including cotton, linen, corduroy, or even leather.

For additional comfort, you might find that the inside of more expensive and luxurious flat caps are lined with a comfortable fabric. This will prevent the itchy feeling of wool and tweed from irritating your head and add the finishing touch to the cap. Plus, this extra layer can also provide sought-after warmth for those cooler autumnal and winter months.

What was the original purpose of men's flat caps?

No matter your age or occupation, a flat cap is a must-have addition to anyone's closet of classic accessories. With the ability to be styled to complement all kinds of attire including casual, informal and formal attire, flat caps are the ultimate men's accessory. Also referred to as a 'driving cap', the wearing of flat caps was originally enforced by British law way back in 1571 when Parliament decreed non-noblemen and boys above the age of six should cover their heads with wool caps on Sundays and holidays. If anyone chose to disobey this law, they would receive a fine. Despite this unusual law being repealed after 26 years, the flat cap style had already been incorporated into British style and was here to stay.

Because of this history, flat caps are often associated with young boys and working men. However, they're now widely worn across all areas of society. Nowadays, the flat cap makes a stylish addition to most outfits and can be made out of a huge range of fabrics from sleek and premium leather to country-style tweed. The laid back, sporty style is ideal for keeping your outfit casual and cool while also keeping your head warm and your overall look sophisticated and smart. 

FAQs About Mens Flat Caps

Are men's flat caps strange?

Quite far from being weird, flat caps are at a crossroad between elegance and comfort and work quite well with a variety of other clothing - a trait that has made them a popular choice among many buyers.

Are men's flat caps in style?

Men’s flat caps have been around for more than a century and are quite popular thanks to their versatile design, which makes them easy to include in a variety of outfits while also being suitable for many types of events. Nowadays, they're extremely popular to wear with formal attire - with thanks partly to the popularity of hit British TV series, Peaky Blinders!

How comfortable are men’s flat hats?

Men’s flat hats are often appreciated for their comfortable design, which ensures that your head will be protected from bad weather or intense sunrays. Plus, they also make sure your head doesn't get too hot either!

How sturdy are men’s flap hats?

Men’s flat hats are often made with excellent materials with a focus on quality and craftsmanship. These traits that ensure that you can wear them for a long time without the need to worry about general wear and tear.

Which men’s flat hats are the best?

This is up to your personal taste as men’s flap hats come in a huge variety of sizes, styles, and colours, with something for every taste being available. If you want to purchase them for personal use, go for the ones that catch your attention!

Popular Brands in Mens Flat Caps

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