The Boater hat, characterised by its flat crown, straight sides, flat brim and circular or oval profile, is the classic summertime hat. It gets the name ‘Boater’ because it was traditionally worn by Venetian gondoliers. It was from Italy that the hat spread rapidly around the world.
The classic boater hat is made of straw. This makes it lightw...
The classic boater hat is made of straw. This makes it lightweight, comfortable and breathable in hot summer weather.