Signature Style
Our Berkeley Fedora hats lend a sharp elegance unlike any other headpiece
Combat The Cold
Don’t let the arrival of colder weather get in the way of your fresh-air outings
Up Your Game
The popular baseball cap takes on an entirely new personality
Time for Tweed
A tweed flat cap is an iconic symbol of style and a cold-season staple
Signature Style
Our Berkeley Fedora hats lend a sharp elegance unlike any other headpiece
Combat The Cold
Don’t let the arrival of colder weather get in the way of your fresh-air outings
Up Your Game
The popular baseball cap takes on an entirely new personality
Time for Tweed
A tweed flat cap is an iconic symbol of style and a cold-season staple

Bates Collections

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

Hats
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Beanies
Accessories
NEW Summer Range

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Featured Panama Hats

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

Natural Trilby Panama
  • £240.00
Natural Fedora 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

Signature Style

The fedora might have found fame during the golden age of Hollywood, yet its association with style and sophistication remains today. And it’s no ...

Combat The Cold

The mood-boosting benefits of spending time outdoors have become more apparent to many of us these past months. So don’t let the arrival of colder...

Up Your Game

The baseball cap may be best known for its casual, sporty style, but it’s more versatile an accessory than you might imagine. Reinterpreted in pr...

Christmas Crackers – Gifts with a perfect fit

Whether you need a unique present for a hat lover or a thoughtful gift for the person who enjoys the finer things in life, we’ve got it covered. ...

Pride of Place

A tribute to our home and heritage, the Jermyn Ligero is named after London’s prestigious Jermyn Street, where we’ve proudly maintained a presenc...

Bates Hats

73 Jermyn Street
St. James's
London
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