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Summer Sidekick

The bucket hat has become a summer staple in recent years, and it’s no wonder – the ’90s favourite, which is enjoying a stylish revival – is br...

Sun Smart

We might not be off to Wimbledon this year, but the spectator’s hat of choice (including one Meghan Markle) – the Panama – remains an unbeatable...

Top Hats for Royal Ascot at Home

  As Royal Ascot takes place without its stylish crowds, we pay a tribute to the event's most iconic accessory   Once part of the everyman’s...

A New Day for Bates Hats

We don’t mean to come over all philosophical, but if you're a long-time Bates customer you’ll notice some big changes to our website. Lockdown i...

A Cap for the Course

  Up and down the country, many golf courses have recently re-opened and thousands have been itching to tee off and play the game they love. G...

Linen Hats - The Perfect Summer Shade

  The sun continues to break through this Spring in the UK.
 We hope it’s a trend that lasts through Summer. It’s certainly made  the stresses ...