As we close in on winter, we’ve been searching for transitional clothing and accessories that a Gent can rely on. One such item is the flat cap. Traditionally the domain of farmers and villagers, the flat cap is now city favourite. We’ve listed our five favourites for this winter. Foldacap by Christys’ of London Christys’ should be your first port of call for hats and caps. Spanning over 200 years, the brand has a healthy range of flat caps. The Foldacap is an unassuming flat cap that will complement all clothing choices. Stetson Hatteras Newsboy Cap Distinguished by the button on the top – the Newsboy cap is a hark back to the newspaper delivery boys of late nineteenth and early twentieth century Europe and North America. Stetson’s take on the Newsboy is made from herringbone tweed. ETRO Flat Cap Made with patchwork velvet and cotton blend, complemented with Houndstooth, Paisley and Prince of Wales check panels, this is a luxurious flat cap from the Italian brand. You’d expect nothing less. Gill by Lock & Co Hatters Handmade on a block, this is a tweed flat cap steeped in rural tradition but will complement your day to day city dressing. Available in seven alternate patterns. Laulhère Flat Cap Add some panache to your daily attire with the Laulhère beret styled flat cap.