There is a fine and noble history behind Christys'. Founded in 1773, the British brand was run by eight generations of the Christy family and is the only company in the world still making high quality top hats and bowlers in the traditional way. Today, Christys' is working with famous designers and turning its collections into modern must-have fashion items.
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  • Multinational British Brands
    Today, Christys & Co Ltd has expanded its sales to over 44 countries across five continents.
  • Awards & titles
    By 1843, Christys' was the largest hat and cap making factory in the world. At the time, Stockport in Cheshire was a hub of hat-making in England, with 53 hatting firms there by 1864 including Christys'. Their Stockport factory alone employed 3,000 people.
  • Long Lasting British Brands
    Active for more than 200 years, Christys’ continues to make no compromise in quality.
  • Famous Customers
    Over the time, the company has supplied aristocrats, political leaders and many other famous figures, including Edward VII, Prince of Wales, Prime Minister Anthony Eden and Prince Albert.
    Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother commissioned Christys to make miniature hats for Queen Elizabeth II’s dolls house.
    Today, Christys’ is popular among celebrities and present on catwalks. Every hat on the Usher OMG World Tour was produced by Christys’ as were the hats on the catwalk for Kenzo’s 2011 show. Other celebrities who chose the brand are Justin Timberlake, Joel Madden, Kate Moss, Cheryl Cole, Britney Spears, Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan.
    Christys’ also supplies bespoke ranges for the military and for police forces, so when visiting London one may come across Metropolitan police officers wearing a Christys’ hat.
  • Featured In the Media
    The Godfather Hat, worn by the lead character Don Corleone in the Godfather films is in fact the “Homburg Hat” made by Christys’ of London.

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