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Welcome to Sterkowski's online shop. We are a family run manufacturing business established in by Anna Sterkowska. We make superior quality hats, caps and berets. Presently, Sterkowski is a small family business, focusing on foreign customers, and able to ship our products worldwide.
Several generations of our family were involved in making hats, which Several generations of our family were involved in making hats, which resulted in exceptional skill and experience passed down from generation to generation. We offer a large variety of hats , caps and berets. As we are a small manufacturer, we can also prepare custom hats to order, according to our customers ideas on their dream hat. We offer caps made by wool, cotton, linen, and leather for all seasons.
The experience we have gained in making allows us to offer you high quality sewn hat at an affordable price. Flat caps were almost always worn with knicker suits in the s and s.
Both flat caps and knickerbockers declined in popularity during the s. The flat cap made its way to southern Italy in the late s, likely brought by British servicemen. In Turkey, the flat cap became the main headgear for men after it became a replacement for the fez , which was banned by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in One of the flat hats worn in academia is known as a bonnet or Tudor bonnet and derives directly from medieval headgear of the period of the original Bill.
It remains ceremonial wear by members of the academic community in many countries, usually as the headgear of doctoral graduates PhDs.
Commonly, it has a soft, round crown and a stiff, flat brim. The bonnet is often made of black velvet and trimmed, between crown and brim, with gold cord and tassels. Some universities opt to trim their bonnets with coloured cord and tassels. The academic cap , however, is more widely used in academia.
In British popular culture , the flat cap is typically associated with older working-class men, especially those in Northern England ,  and the West Country , as personified by Fred Dibnah Lancashire and comic strip anti-hero Andy Capp Teesside. Taxicab and bus drivers are often depicted wearing a flat cap, as comedically portrayed by Gareth Hale and Norman Pace's Hale and Pace "London cabbies" television sketches.
In the BBC show Peaky Blinders , characters show their membership of the Birmingham gang by sewing razor blades into the peak of their flat caps, supposedly for use as a weapon. In the late 20th and early 21st centuries, British public figures including David Beckham , Guy Ritchie , Richard Blackwood , and the Prince of Wales wore the flat cap. The flat cap hat is associated in North American chiefly US popular culture with city newsboys i.
The style has remained popular among groups of people in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and North America. The cap is sometimes associated with older men, significantly in South Korea , but has been popular along with the newsboy cap among some segments of younger people, for example, in cities such as Boston and Pittsburgh with a large Irish-American population. They are also associated with skinheads and the Oi!
It has appeared in the hip hop subculture , sometimes worn back-to-front or cocked to the side. It is also very common among men and women in San Francisco , California. In Turkey , it is highly popular amongst men, mostly working-class. The English rugby league team Featherstone Rovers supporters' nickname is "the Flat Cappers", because supporters in years gone by attended matches wearing them as did most other teams' supporters.
The comic book character the Goon is based on this archetype of the flat-capped street tough from vintage cartoons and comics. The Canadian team in the Winter Olympics wore red flat caps designed by Roots in the opening ceremony parade of nations. In addition, the US team in the Summer Olympics also wore white flat caps designed by Polo Ralph Lauren during the parade of nations.
In , the flat cap increased in popularity in the UK possibly influenced by photographs of celebrities—men and women—wearing caps.
It is commonly worn within the gopnik subculture in Russia. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the hat sometimes known as a "flat cap" or a "flatcap", see Snapback hat. This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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