Time for Tweed
A tweed flat cap is an iconic symbol of style and a cold-season staple
Top Form
The Landau Trilby is ever popular for its classical and smart-casual appearance
Art & Craft
Made In England Flat Caps are built around the finest warm and weather-resistant fibres
Everyday Luxury
When warmth is your top priority, look no further than our Beanies
Time for Tweed
A tweed flat cap is an iconic symbol of style and a cold-season staple
Top Form
The Landau Trilby is ever popular for its classical and smart-casual appearance
Art & Craft
Made In England Flat Caps are built around the finest warm and weather-resistant fibres
Everyday Luxury
When warmth is your top priority, look no further than our Beanies

Bates Collections

Show the world your unique style and attitude. Nothing is quite as distinguishing as good headwear.

Hats
Caps
Formal Hats
Beanies
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NEW Summer Range

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Featured Panama Hats

It's the time of year to don that coolest of summer accessories

Natural Fedora Panama
  • £240.00
Natural Trilby Panama
  • £240.00
Natural Extra Wide Panama
  • £255.00
Natural Rolling Trilby Panama
  • £240.00

The Story of Bates

How a man named Edward Bates and a cat named Binks changed the world of hatmaking forever.

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What our customers say

Kind words from our wonderful worldwide clientele

Very helpful and personal service. A great selection of styles, colors and prices.

Michelle Haston

Nice hats.
Lovely hats really.

David John Thompson

Excellent selection of high quality hats – service to match.

Jyrki Kontio

Really nice hat store. Been in business for years.

Robin Hallowell

Great selection of hats and very helpful, friendly staff.

Gerry Lynch

I have been buying my hats from Bates for thirty years and always pop in to see Binks and ask after his health & well being. Top service as always, even after the move.

Jack Everyman

5 stars

Bo Persson

Great quality men's hats for all occasions with great service at a super location.

Bill Wells

Has great selection of hats in the store. The staff is excellent. It is a definite stop on my next trip to London.

J. Christopher Gray

Bates Journal

Stories from the world of hats and beyond

Time for Tweed

Rugged yet refined, durable and dapper, the functional and charming characteristics of tweed have long made it the cloth of choice for the discer...

Top Form

A well-chosen hat can take a look from ordinary to extraordinary, enhancing your style and injecting unique flair. When you want to add a sophist...

Art & Craft

When it came to expanding our range of caps, we looked to the past for inspiration, revisiting a classic pattern from the Bates’ archive and brin...

Best of British - Bowler Hats

From Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp to Liza Minnelli in Cabaret, the bowler hat has featured on some of the most famous heads in cinematic history. But ...

Everyday Luxury

When warmth is your top priority, look no further than the beanie. The casual hat, though simple in its design, is highly effective in trapping h...

Bates Hats

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