An ode to the sailors and fisherman of the Meditteranean, the Iconic Greek Fisherman’s Hat has gone from an everyday accessory to a style icon. Worn by Greek fishermen since the late 1800s, this hat is a symbol of the courage and hard work of Greek workingmen all over the Aegean Sea.
It’s a durable and comfortable hat that’s designed to be functional. The textured ribbon on the visor adds to its design, along with the looped rope strap with gold-finish buttons boasting the Toukitsou logo. The structured band keeps it stable on the head.
- 100% Italian Cotton
- Viscose liner
- Short visor
- Super light structure
- Easy to clean sweatband
Complimentary gift wrapping available
The history of Greek Fisherman's Hat
Since 1886, the Greek Fisherman’s Cap has been handmade in Greece. The version of Greek Fisherman’s is else known as Fiddler cap and has reached a renewed popularity when Fiddler on the Roof became a smash Broadway hit while also when was worn by John Lennon during the British Invasion in mid-1960s. Moreover, Marlon Brando wearing such a hat made it a great fashion inspiration and addition to looks leaving the its trademark as the Marlon Brando’s Hat.
Other variations of Greek Fisherman’s hats are Mariner’s Cap, Skipper Cap, Breton Cap, Lenin Cap or Mao Cap and are characterized by soft, flat-topped cap with a small visor predominantly made from black or dark color wool, corduroy or denim. What distinguished Greek Fisherman’s hat is the soft, unstructured crown. Such hat styles are associated with different seamanship activities (fishing, yachting etc).
Being a quality company and pioneer, few caps in the world can compete with the popularity of the Toukitsou Greek Fisherman's Hat. Toukitsou offers a wide variety of hats from Greek Fisherman's hats to Nautical and yachting caps, always combining tradition with quality hat fashion.