A boater hat is a classic accessory that completes any look.
Combine the hat with your favourite weekend looks or flowy dresses for an effortlessly chic style. We're convinced that a boater hat will be your favourite accessory when you have a bad hair day or want to add something extra to your outfits. They also provide excellent UV protection during the summer and winter period. Are you looking for a semi-formal hat that is becoming more and more popular? Bronté's interpretation of the boater hat is smooth and stylish and fits perfectly on your head. Discover our latest collection for women.
What's in a name? There are many names that fit the generic term of boater hat. The Italians call it the Gondolier, while in France it is known as the Matelot or Canotier hat. The Spaniards call it Matador hat. Whether you're strolling around town or exploring the countryside, our Canotier hat will add sophistication and elegance to your look.
Boater hats in summer: eternal classics You can recognize the classic boater hat by the beige straw and the black contrast band like Emile. This adorable summer hat protects your skin from the bright sun and completes every summer holiday look. With our boaters, you'll be able to enjoy the weather without fear of sunburn. Most Bronté boater hats have a one-size-fits-all system that allows you to adjust the hat to your head circumference or hairstyle. For those who prefer to add a splash of colour to their look, our collection of boater hats also includes vibrant colours in addition to our neutral tones. Who wouldn't want to steal the show during the holidays with a striking boater hat? Take a look at the wide brim Gabrielle, the medium brim boater style Matelot and the mini brim with veil style Nena.
Canotier hats for mid-season use Bronté has a limited series edition of the Boater hat called Center in exclusive Linton Tweeds. The tweed fabrics have a tactile aspect that is unique and typical of Linton tweeds and are true classics in colours. Some fabrics have fringes, and others have subtle lurex threads.
Maintain you boater hat Are you looking to build your own hat collection? Our boater hats come in multiple different shapes, styles and materials. The subtle details, fashionable colours and 'lost and found' labels make our boater hats unique. Make sure you take good care of your boater hat so that you can enjoy it for a long time. Boater hats protect you from the sun, not from the rain. Natural fibers absorb moisture and therefore expand, changing the hat's shape. We do not recommend wearing your straw boater hat in the rain. Store your hat on a shelf or in a hatbox in a cool, dry place. Make sure to check out our hat care for more information.
Advice & contact If you have found a matelot hat you love but need clarification on your size, check out our size guide. Do you have any additional questions? Feel free to contact us via our contact form or send us an e-mail. We will get back to you shortly.