Bespoke Waxed Cotton Baker Boy, Newsboy Cap With Horween Leather Strap, All Sizes Catered For.
Handmade to order eight panel bakerboys in superb waxed cotton. This traditional waterproof fabric is extremely practical and looks better the more it is worn developing a lovely vintage look.
'Waxed cotton is, as the name suggests, cotton impregnated with a paraffin based wax, woven into a cloth. Widely used from the mid-19th century to the mid-1950s, the product,which originated in the sailing industry in England and Scotland, became widely used by many for waterproofing.' (Wikipedia)
The two tone peak features a triple thickness hand cut leather insert to create a great shape. The peak is secured with a single wooden button with the button hole hidden in a seam. This cap is finished at the back with a thick Horween leather strap and brass ratchet to keep it snug.
You can have your cap lined in either a plain linen or a William Morris floral cotton both having been lightly quilted and have all the relevant labels.
'William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was an English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist. Associated with the British Arts and Crafts Movement, he was a major contributor to the revival of traditional British textile arts and methods of production.' (Wikipedia.)
MY ADULT SIZE GUIDE. Just let me know the size you would like when ordering, and if you would like any help or information on selecting the right size please do get in touch.*
UK Hat Size: 6 5/8 - 6 3/4
US/Can Hat Size: 6 3/4 - 6 7/8
UK Hat Size: 6 7/8 - 7
US/Can Hat Size: 7 - 7 1/8
UK Hat Size: 7 1/8 - 7 1/4
US/Can Hat Size: 7 1/4 - 7 3/8
UK Hat Size: 7 3/8 - 7 1/2
US/Can Hat Size: 7 1/2 - 7 5/8
UK Hat Size: 7 5/8 - 7 3/4
US/Can Hat Size: 7 3/4 - 7 7/8