At Christys' London, craft is key. Since its founding in 1773, Miller Christys' passion for impeccable quality and skilled craftsmanship has passed through generations of hat makers safeguarding
Christys ' red and gold insignia as a symbol synonymous with fine traditionally crafted hats.
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Christys was and is a brand with an eye on the future and, while methods have remained largely unchanged and heritage is paramount, it is the capacity to transcend trends and social borders that makes Christys' hats as sought after as ever!
Today we'll present a few pieces from the Christys' Classics Collection. A range of traditional shapes finished in the traditional way with fine ribbons coloured to compliment the shade of the hat. Christys' classic caps, Panamas, wool and fur styles are made by hand in the traditional way at the Oxfordshire factory. As Christys have been making beautiful hats in both wool and fur for over 245 years, you can rely on them to deliver classic, practical styles for customers the world over!
BOND FUR FELT TRILBY HAT
The medium brimmed Bond fur felt trilby has a circular indented crown which is tapered towards the back. This offers a sleek alternative to the Epsom and as with all of Christys' fine fur felt hats it is handcrafted in their Oxfordshire factory.
KENT FUR FELT TRILBY HAT
This small brim classic is the epitome of the essential all rounder - This hat works well from dusk till dawn, casual to formal.
WORSHAM PORK PIE WOOL FELT HAT
The Worsham Pork Pie, a true hat icon since 1940's, is a High end 100% Merino Wool Felt hat with a telescopic "pork pie" flat top crow completed with a horizontal Angled Feather. Monochrome with a flash of Christys' Red, this hat is the perfect item for the Trendy/Hipster Fashionista.
Now given a more personalised touch , it is embellished with a new branded removable Christys' hat pin. Available in a wide variety of colours.
FULBROOK HOMBURG FUR FELT HAT
Adorned with the Christys' Crest removable hat pin, this classic high crown hat has pinchable 'eyes' and crown, and can be worn in either a formal or informal style. The Fulrook Homburg Fur Felt Hat has a similar shape to the classic homburg made famous by wearers - such as The Godfather, and of course,Winston Churchill, this high crown hat has pinchable 'eyes' and crown, and can be worn in either open crown (bowler) or 'gutter crown' (simple crease) style.
The brim has an up-turned 'kettle-curl' and is bound at the edge. A true hat-makers' hat, the Homburg has had many illustrious wearers - offering either a formal (high crown bowler style) or softer look, depending on the occasion or outfit.
CLASSIC PRESET PANAMA HAT WITH NAVY BAND - NATURAL
The Classic Preset Panam Hat in Natural is available in a variety of classic band Colors. Seen here in natural with Navy band. The Classic Preset Panama is a timeless medium brim panama, woven in Ecuador and blocked in the Oxfordshire factory. It sits at the heart of Christys' London Spring / Summer Collection 2019.