Waxed Cotton Cycling Cap, Bespoke, Three/Five Panel (waterproof) SAND, Fully Lined.
Made to measure three/five panel cyclin cap made from 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 waxed cotton peak features a double thickness hand cut leather insert to create a great shape, and at the back the hem is elasticated to keep it snug.
These caps are avalible in Black, Dark Brown, Navy Blue, Chestnut Brown, Olive Green, Red, and Sand, and any combination of these colours. If you would like to commission a cap in your choice of colours feel free to get in touch.
The lining is either plain cotton or a William Morris floral cotton which looks great again the waxed cotton for that retro/period feel and has all the relevant labels (or you can have a plain cotton if you prefer.)
'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.
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
*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.*