Scottish Caps & Scottish Hats

Tam o’ Shanter, Scottish Bonnet and Scottish Caps

Scottish Hats

Tam o’ Shanter, Scottish Bonnet and Scottish Caps

Hats are headcovers these are worn for various purposes for head safety or protection. If the word Scottish is attached it means, the traditional Scottish hats which is worn in the Scottish highlands to keep the tradition alive. It’s also a part of Scottish military or civilian Highland dress, either formal or informal.

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What is a Pointed Hat?

Pointed hats were an iconic piece of headwear from a variety of people throughout the ages. Although they often imply an ancient Indo-European culture. However, they were also worn by women from Lapland and the Japanese Mi’kmaq people in Atlantic Canada, and the Huastecs of Veracruz and Aztec (illustrated e.g. in Codex Mendoza). in Codex […]

What is a Knit Cap?

The knit cap is made of wool. (though nowadays, it is often made composed of artificial fibers) It is designed to keep warm in cold temperatures. The knit cap has simple, tapering structures however, there are many variations. All over the world in areas where climates require warm clothes. The Knit caps are referre to […]

What is Hardee Hat?

The Hardee hat, also known as the Model 1858 Dress Hat and sometimes nicknamed the “Jeff Davis”, was the regulation dress hat for enlisted men in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The Hardee hat was also worn by Confederate soldiers. Why it’s call hardee hat The hat apparently was name after William […]

What is a Bowler Hat?

The Bowler hat, also known as a billy cock, bob hat, bombín (Spanish) or derby (United States). It is a hard felt hat with a rounded crown, originally created by the London Hat-makers Thomas and William Bowler in 1849. It has traditionally been worn with semiformal and informal attire. The bowler, a protective and durable […]

What is Blangkon hat?

A Blangkon Hat or belangkon hat in Indonesia is traditional Javanese headgear wor by men and made of batik fabric. There are four types of blangkon Hat, distinguished by the shapes and regional Javanese origin: Ngayogyakarta, Surakarta, Kedu, and Banyumasan. Blangkon History: It is believe that blangkon may be as old as the Javanese script. […]

What is a Bearskin Hat called?

A Bearskin hat is a tall Fur Cap, usually worn as part of a ceremonial military uniform. Traditionally, the bearskin was the headgear of grenadiers and remains in use by grenadiers and guards regiments in various armies. Bearskins should not be confuse with other forms of headdress, including the busby, and other types of smaller […]

What is Dundee Style Flat Cap?

This is the most popular style of Hanna Hats we sell and we call it the ‘Brad Pitt’ style. It has a shorter brim which is also shape to a prominent curve. It’s a modern-looking Irish Flat Cap. Manufactured in Pakistan of 100 % tweed wool. This tweed is EXCLUSIVELY made for Realirish. Similar in […]

What is Brooklyn Blue Harris Tweed Newsboy Cap?

The Brooklyn Blue Harris Tweed Newsboy Cap is made of blue Harris tweed wool in a houndstooth pattern. Its color combination makes it the perfect accessory for a smart-casual jeans look, or a corporate outfit with some flair. The exceptionally light wool is hand-loomed by artisans in their cottages located on the Outer Hebrides of […]

What is Bespoke Scottish Hat?

Bespoke Scottish Hat Keepers In the modern style as worn by the Scottish regiments but in one of our range of Scottish wool keepers tweeds with too. We will match the cookie and back ribbon as closely as we can to the tweed. Hats are headcovers these are worn for various purposes for head safety […]

What is the Scottish Tam?

The term came to denote a hat,usually associated with Scottish Hat military regiments, derived from the old bonnet, along with the Glengarry and the Balmoral bonnets. The Balmoral was sometimes simply described as synonymous with the tam o’ shanter. … Women have also adopted a form of this hat, known as a “tammy” or “tam”. The Tam o’ shatter […]

What is Scottish Beret Tam?

A tam o’ shanter (in the British military often abbreviated to ToS), or ‘Tammie’ is a name given to the traditional Scottish hat bonnet worn by men. The name derives from Tam o’ Shanter, the eponymous hero of the 1790 Robert Burns poem. The woolen bonnet is thought to have arrived in Scotland through scholars returning home from the centers of learning on […]

What is Balmoral Bonnet?

The Balmoral (more fully the Balmoral bonnet in Scottish English or Balmoral cap otherwise, and formerly called the Kilmarnock bonnet) is a traditional Scottish hat that can be worn as part of formal or informal Highland dress. Developed from the earlier bluebonnet, dating to at least the 16th century,[clarification needed] it takes the form of a knitted, soft wool cap with a flat crown. It is named after Balmoral Castle, a royal residence in […]

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