The black petti coat it is comfortable to wear and beautiful. They look great, but I had to return for a larger size because they run small. Very, truly, spot on. I was expecting one similar or the same as my last less expensive derby.
In contrast the bowler is fully lined with the distinctive red Christys' lining. The bowler hat was designed in for Edward Coke to protect the heads of his staff while horse riding.
Christys' of London were founded in the UK nearly two hundred and fifty years ago, and were one of the first makers of the bowler. They still make their hats in Great Britain. Traditional mens bowlers, made in England by Christys' since The bowler hat first made its appearance in as a hard hat designed by James Lock and Co.
Mr Coke wished for a hat for his game wardens to wear while patrolling their employer's estate on horseback. The design was made up by hatters the Bowler Brothers, whose family name was adopted for the new style. The story goes that when Coke was first presented with the hat he threw it to the floor and stamped on it to test its hardiness, before ramming it down on his head.
He subsequently left the shop having paid 12 shillings. Evidently he was satisfied. The bowler hat became a social identifier on two levels: This is a very good-looking and well-made derby; it should last a long time. An excellent, quality derby; which arrived sooner than anticipated.
Top marks all around. Very, truly, spot on. Customer Reviews of our Store. I ordered online, got a quick response by e-mail, delivery was prompt and the product was exactly w hat I had anticipated. Items were just as I expected and at a great price too. The shipping was very fast and I received them before Christmas.
Will order from again. The suit was exactly as advertised, and was true to size. Also, my order arrived earlier than anticipated, which was a real plus! Richard MI, United States. I ordered the black Calvary boots. They look great, but I had to return for a larger size because they run small.
I called and explained the situation, they were very helpful and super nice. Can't wait to get the new pair. This is a great company, will recommend highly.
Nate PA, United States. Purchased 3 derbies previously. Two of the more expensive ones and one of the less expensive ones. I was expecting one similar or the same as my last less expensive derby. Apparently, you've changed suppliers on that model. I was apprehensive when I saw the dreaded Dorfman-Pacific name. The quality was OK. The brim was uneven in its curl and the fit was nowhere near as good as the previous ones.
If I buy another I will definitely take the better one. Hopefully you're still using the Capas Design. The black petti coat it is comfortable to wear and beautiful.
% wool, this hat features all the enduring features of a bowler, from the round crown, to the up-turned brim, and grosgrain hat band, this truly is a well-made addition for any fashionable connoisseur. The Legend consists of a % Australian wool felt, features an open crown, 2" curled brim, grosgrain ribbon hat band, faux leather sweatband and a Walrus Hats side pin. This hats manufacturer is Walrus Hats. Wool felt derby hat with 12 ligne grosgrain band, red feather, and Scala pin Belfry Bowler Derby % Pure Wool Theater Quality Hat in Black, Blue or Grey by Hats in the Belfry.