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Gladys

Straw boater hat

A sober and elegant straw hat made from sewn straw.


499

Pink mauve
Pink mauve
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56
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57
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60
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    Description of the boater straw hat

    This boater straw hat is sober and elegant. Made of sewn straw.

    The pink colour is the last one available. It is no longer available in blue

    To be worn in summer or for a ceremony. Wide brim hat (14 cm)

    The boater hat: its history

    It is an oval-shaped straw hat with a flat bottom like its brim.

    The name boater hat gives its origin to the fact that it was a part of the summer uniform of sailors in the mid-19ᵉ century. This hat was used by canotieres, i.e. sailors who put on the boats of ships.

    Then, the canoe hat was popularised by the good society who wanted to dress their children as little sailors.

    Maurice Chevalier gave the boater its letters of nobility by wearing it so often that it became an integral part of his character. His song “Twist du canotier” will not be forgotten.

    The ‘Hepbrun’ boater’s hat is a classic: the flat bottom of the boater’s cap and the wide brim of the hat, but instead of being flexible, it is stiffened with brass primers and wire.

    The Belgian actress Audrey Hepbrun, who lived her youth in Brussels, was a great inspiration to the designer Fabienne Delvigne. She admired her sober elegance.

    Discover our collection of boater hats for men and women by clicking here.

    Packaging

    Our hats are carefully wrapped in tissue paper and placed in a black hat box signed Fabienne Delvigne.

    A certificate of authenticity accompanies the hat.

    Additional information

    Weight N/A
    Dimensions N/A
    color

    Pink mauve

    size

    56, 57, 58, 59, 60

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