This is not your grandad’s fedora. Biltmore’s hand-woven straw men’s fedora is an ode to older era, certainly, but it’s a modern version of a classic style with its vented crown and layered bow. This hat is perfect for a day at the Kentucky Derby.
Hand Woven Shantung
Hand-woven is Biltmore standard practice, and this men’s panama straw fedora exudes the same quality that goes into its creation. Tip your hat to summer with this light-weight beauty that will leave you feeling spry.
Hand Woven Grade 8 Ecuadorian Panama
Made in the USA
It’s not silk, but it sure looks like it. The Biltmore Chicago fur felt fedora offers Biltmore’s Eleganza finish, a process done by hand to give your hat that extra shine. The Rosellini Finish is made of short fur, brushed and polished for the ultimate dress silky feel.
Made in the USA
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Sometimes the idea of dressing up during warmer months isn’t so tantalizing. Extra layers means extra heat. Lucky for you, this straw fedora hat offers a little something dressy for your church calls or more formal expeditions while still being comfortable in the heat.
Just like Detroit, the Biltmore Detroit fedora was made in the good old USA. Its extra smooth fur felt features a soft, supple feel, and the Rosellini finish is sure to leave your outfit finished. Make sure to grab the Detroit when you want to dress it up.
Made in the USA
A slightly smaller-brimmed hat, this Biltmore L.A. fedora is aptly named for a city known for its drama, dress, passion and unique flair. The fur felt blend will have you ready for your next adventure in no time. The Rosellini Finish is extra smooth with a soft supple feel.
Made in the USA
Heading to the Derby? You’ll only head in the right direction if you bring your Biltmore wool felt fedora with you. Made from fine Merino wool felt, complete with satin lining and grosgrain band, this made-in-the-USA hat will let you stand out amongst the crowd.
Your sartorial sensibilities never fail you and your accessory choices are always top-notch. That’s why the Biltmore fur felt fedora is the perfect hat for you. Whether heading to the Derby or simply down the street, the suede finish and grosgrain band allow you to literally stick a feather in your cap.
For one hundred years, Biltmore Hats has remained the pinnacle of quality, no matter the hat style. From its beginnings in Niagara Falls as the Fried Hat Company to its home in Guelph, Ontario; Biltmore has offered unmistakable craftsmanship to its customers and clients. Named after New York’s Biltmore Hotel, the company’s owners attempted to live up to the standard of luxury and style the hotel represented.
Biltmore covered its hats in felt made from rabbit pelt. The process of turning fur into felt was repeated many times for each hat in order the achieve the best possible quality felt. Those painstakingly constructed felt hats allowed Biltmore to survive, relatively unscathed, through The Great Depression and WWII.
The name Biltmore hats has appeared in movies; its story lies, immemorial, in the city’s Civic Museum. Biltmore even became the sponsor of a junior hockey team. Canadian policemen have donned wide-brimmed Biltmore hats as part of their everyday uniform. The original company experienced a mid-century roller coaster ride, but the name has transcended owners and mergers.
2017 marks a century of unique, careful hatmaking tradition. Utilizing only the finest materials, the collection features vibrant colors, lush textures and exquisite details. The signature burgundy fabric is Biltmore’s official color and an homage to the company’s rich and exciting history. Despite a difficult turn of the millennia, Biltmore exists again today as a beacon of style and quality.
Biltmore has stood the test of time. It has created and carried on a legacy by handcrafting some of the most beautiful and functional hats ever made. The perfect balance and fine feel of Biltmore hats are a result of master hatmakers applying decades of passion, expertise, and artistry to their work.
High standards of production and masterful crafting from a long succession of diverse workers have allowed Biltmore to continue production of its hat styles that set the standard. With perfect silhouettes and elegant details, Biltmore has been the choice of dignitaries and celebrities alike.
Biltmore fedoras began as a tradition among some of the most practiced and patient craftsman. It continues to be more than just a hat shop — Biltmore, and its still-perfect blend of shape, color and elegance is a benchmark for which other hatmakers strive.