The traditional irish cap once worn only by many generations of farmers and fishermen has now become a global fashion statement. Made from Wax Cotton to ensure it is waterproof it’s the perfect head gear choice for anyone who works outside, in the summer or the winter. Unusually, the woollen, flat cap became popular in Ireland in the 16th Century when a rather unusual Law made it compulsory for all males over the age of six to wear a flat cap every Sunday and bank Holiday. This short-lived Law was brought into force to try and boost the struggling woollen industry, weirdly this law, though only around for twenty-six years actually worked and by the time it had been revoked the Irish Flat Cap was a staple of every man’s wardrobe.
Nowadays the trendy Irish Flat Cap is worn on all occasions and throughout the year by young and old alike. Traditional, authentic, Irish Flat Caps can be purchased from reputable, experienced professional companies such as https://www.shamrockgift.com/mens-clothing/irish-flat-caps. Mostly made from tweed or wool they are both durable and fashionable. Timeless and elegant, often worn by the horse racing fraternity as well as celebrity icons such as Colin Farrell, Bono and Cillian Murphy, from the enormously popular television series, “Peaky Blinders”.
Available in a wide range of colours and patterns, the traditional Irish Flat Cap will no doubt remain popular for many years to come.