Featured Panama Hats

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

Superfino Panama
  • £3,500.00
Natural Grade 24 Fino Panama
  • £1,500.00
Montecristi Trilby Panama
  • £685.00
Montecristi Fedora Panama
  • £685.00
Bright & Breezy
Combining the finest, lightest fabrics and Italian flair for fashion, they don’t come much cooler than our summer Roma cap
Smart Move
Our Charlie Trilby Hats are an easy-to-wear piece that finishes a seasonal outfit with flair and keeps you on top form
Cool Sophistication
The Sisal Trilby, a certified summer essential, is a notch up from a cap yet less formal and lighter-weight than a traditional Panama
Lighter & Brighter
Although it excels as a cold-weather hat, discover how the classic flat cap in lighter fabrics comes through all year round
Bright & Breezy
Combining the finest, lightest fabrics and Italian flair for fashion, they don’t come much cooler than our summer Roma cap
Smart Move
Our Charlie Trilby Hats are an easy-to-wear piece that finishes a seasonal outfit with flair and keeps you on top form
Cool Sophistication
The Sisal Trilby, a certified summer essential, is a notch up from a cap yet less formal and lighter-weight than a traditional Panama
Lighter & Brighter
Although it excels as a cold-weather hat, discover how the classic flat cap in lighter fabrics comes through all year round
All Season Saviour

Dressing for the ever-changing British weather like a pro means investing in highly adaptable pieces that can handle sun and showers alike. Thanks to innovative design details, our baseball caps hit the mark almost every day of the year.

Blue Loro Piana Storm System Wool Baseball Cap LPNAVY
  • £245.00
Black Loro Piana Storm System Wool Baseball Cap LPBLACK
  • £245.00
Blue Herringbone Loro Piana Storm System Wool Baseball Cap LPNAVYHBONE
  • £245.00
Brown Herringbone Loro Piana Storm System Wool Baseball Cap LPBROWNHBONE
  • £245.00

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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

Peak Season

The Gatsby, baker boy, newsboy, cabbie, sixpence… the rounder, fuller-bodied cousin of the flat cap goes by many names, owing to its uptake by di...

True Classics

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...

Play It Cool

With its unmistakable silhouette, the flat cap has transcended time and trends to establish itself as one of the nation’s best-loved hats. And wh...

Our Summer Sale Has Begun!

From our famous flat caps and glorious Gatsbys to our fine fedoras and terrific trilbies, look and feel your very best for less thanks to our Sum...

Crowd Pleaser

It graced many a head at Wimbledon this year and it’ll most certainly make a grand return to Glorious Goodwood later this month. There’s no doubt...

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