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All Roads Lead to Roma

What do you get if you cross Italian style and craftsmanship with British tradition and innovation? Our exceptional Roma cap of course. Combinin...

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 ...