Fiddler caps

The maciejówka cap is one of the more interesting renditions of the flat cap. It's a perfect alternative to sporty baseball caps or elegant hats. The maciejówka cap belongs to the type of headgear that perfectly complements both casual and more official outfits. Depending on the type of fabric it is made from, you can wear it in summer or the colder season, and if properly padded, it will even be suitable for winter. In our store, you can find maciejówka caps in several styles and many colours to choose from. All are sewn from quality materials to the highest standards of the craft of hat-making. This elegant headwear is a popular choice for men and women of all ages.

Where did the maciejówka cap come from?

The presented cut of the hat can also be found in other countries. What is known in Poland as the maciejówka cap is also sometimes referred to as the bretonka, beatlesówka or lenonka cap. The precursor of today's maciejówka cap is a simple cap with a round bottom made of woollen cloth. Above a stiffened leather or painted cardboard peak runs a strap or a rope that serves a decorative function. The maciejówka cap was worn in the 19th century, mainly in villages. During the First World War, it was commonly worn by the army and was recognised as an official part of the uniform of the soldiers of the Polish Legions. In the second half of the 20th century, a cap in a style similar to the maciejówka cap was worn by, among others, the Beatles, which is why it became popular among young people. Today, the bretonka cap can be found probably in every corner of the world. It's a cut that never goes out of style, so it's worth adding it to your wardrobe. Check out our offer and see how many different types of maciejówka caps you can find on our virtual shelves.

The maciejówka cap – a hat that hasn't gone out of fashion for almost a hundred years

When looking for reasons why the maciejówka cap has been a popular headwear for over half a century, it is worth taking a closer look at it. The most important element is the soft and loose bottom that fits very well and makes the hat look great on the head. It is a perfect combination of comfort and elegance that adds a unique charm to even the simplest outfit. The maciejówka cap is headwear that can be worn all year round, as it looks good with a shirt or a light dress, as well as with a woollen jacket or a warm coat. The key to success is to choose a hat sewn from the right material. In our store, you can buy bretonka caps sewn from thick woollen cloth, light and airy cotton, linen fabric or natural leather. When choosing a hat for winter and transitional seasons, opt for models with a quilted cotton lining. For summer, linen or cotton maciejówka caps will be a better choice. Whichever model you choose, you can rest assured that our hats will keep you at the optimum temperature in all types of weather.

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We have been around for almost a century and throughout this time we have been providing our customers with unique headwear inspired by traditional designs. Among them, you will also find maciejówka caps in the original version. They are faithful replicas of the caps worn by soldiers of the Piłsudski's Legions. History enthusiasts who appreciate the craftsmanship of hat-makers and tailors working for us eagerly come to our store in search of them. Apart from these, our offer also includes more contemporary versions of the bretonka caps that differ from the traditional ones mainly in terms of colour. Thanks to the fact that the maciejówka caps are available in many colours and cuts, they are also more and more often chosen by ladies. If you are looking for original headwear that will add a unique charm to all of your outfits, then you should definitely consider buying a maciejówka cap. And if you haven't yet managed to buy a hat that fits perfectly on your head, please contact us. Our offer also includes hats in non-standard sizes.

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