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About Us

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Our Brick and Mortar Store is Open to the Public 

Store Hours are Tue-Sat 10:30-6pm and Sunday 12 noon-4pm



Welcome to Berkeley Hat Company and the new and improved, Headquarters for Men's and Women's Hats in the East Bay, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the Hat capital of Northern California.  We have the largest selection of hats for men and women in the Bay Area.

With over forty years of retail hat experience, we're just across the bay from San Francisco, 4 blocks south of UC Berkeley on iconic Telegraph Avenue. Berkeley Hat Company is your source for a huge variety of hats and caps for men and women. 

We have Hats for the Kentucky Derby, Panama Hats, Basque Berets, French Berets, Straw Fedoras, Felt Fedoras, Straw Boater Hats, Borsalinos, Stetsons, Neff Beanies, Dobbs Hats and Caps, Scala Hats and Caps, Captain's Hats, Greek Fisherman's Caps, Kangol Caps, Kangol Hats, Irish Tweed Flat Caps and Irish Hats, Harris Tweed Caps, Church Hats, Top Hats, Elbow Length Gloves, Women's Crushable Straw Sun Hats, Costume Hats for Burning Man, bow ties, Knit Beanies, Hooded Scarves... In short, we have all kinds of Men's Hats and Women's Hats and Accessories. We are definitely the best source for European Caps and Panama Hats anywhere in both price and selection. 

In addition to what you will find here on our website, our brick and mortar store has even more! Come in and see us! If you don't see what you are looking for online, give us a call and let us know.

In-Store Only, we have Unique hats for the Kentucky Derby, Unused Vintage Men's and Women's Hats, Hats for Kids, Snap-back Baseball Caps, Vintage Kangols, Hat Feathers, Ostrich Feathers, Peacock Feathers, Pheasant Feathers, Costume Accessories like Wings, Simple and Fancy Masquerade Masks, Animal Masks, a Variety of Goggles, Face Paint, Feather Boas, Fancy Dress Gloves, Furry Costume Gloves, Faux Fur Vests and Boot Covers, Costume Jewelry, Paper Parasols, Umbrellas, a large variety of Costume Wigs, hat sizing tape and much, much more...! For years we've been the go-to store for Burner's to come try things on and pick out their crazy burning man gear! Come on in! 


Please note that every Kentucky Derby Hat and Fascinator is Handmade and Unique.  No two are exactly the same, there will be slight variations from the images shown.  All Feathers are natural products and therefore may have slight imperfections. All Kentucky Derby Hats And Fascinators are Final Sale.


And Remember, Ladies and Gentlemen... Handle your straw hat by the brim. Do Not Pinch The Crown, your hat will last a lot longer!

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