Harlem Caps
Similar in appearance to that of our classic flat cap, the Harlem provides generous coverage for the head and forehead, while integrated fold-down ear flaps are an additional buffer against the cold and wind.
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
True Classic
Offered in a range of accessible shades, the Burlington also boasts an exclusive set of colours, including marine blue and bitter brown, which create a distinguished impression.
No ordinary beanie
Produced in a range of smart cuffed styles, our beanies are made for a snug fit and have a natural fabric stretch that remarkably retains its shape over time.
Harlem Caps
Similar in appearance to that of our classic flat cap, the Harlem provides generous coverage for the head and forehead, while integrated fold-down ear flaps are an additional buffer against the cold and wind.
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
True Classic
Offered in a range of accessible shades, the Burlington also boasts an exclusive set of colours, including marine blue and bitter brown, which create a distinguished impression.
No ordinary beanie
Produced in a range of smart cuffed styles, our beanies are made for a snug fit and have a natural fabric stretch that remarkably retains its shape over time.
No ordinary beanie

There’s no beating a beanie in the colder months, delivering instant cosy comfort whenever you might need it.

The throw-on style is especially handy as we approach Winter, a time of year when we can expect to experience dramatic temperature changes throughout the day.

Featured Collection

Crafted entirely from premium-quality cashmere and made by our specialist partners in Italy

Denim Blue Cashmere Beanie BEA001_05
  • £105.00
Drama Wine Cashmere Beanie BEA001_03
  • £105.00
Nero Navy Cashmere Beanie BEA001_01
  • £105.00
Furnace Orange Cashmere Beanie BEA001_12
  • £105.00

Bates Collections

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

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New Winter Collection

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

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...

Bates Hats

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