Paul Smith’s Shearling Hat is a throwback to the days when biplane fighter pilots wore leather helmets, goggles and smoked a pipe whilst engaging krauts in aerial warfare. With a hand held revolver. Each of these hats is handmade in England from sheepskin and has a traditional, wooden fastener for when the weather goes from brisk to blustery.
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