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  • 'The Journey' - A New Initiative by Tom Smarte

    The Journey Today sees the launch of a new initiative by Tom Smarte. Over the last few years, there’s been a growing disconnect between what ...
  • The Style of Peaky Blinders

    Peaky Blinders Who would have imagined that a BBC period drama set in 1920s Birmingham about a family of illegal bookmakers would spark a new tr...
  • The Tom Smarte Guide to the Fedora Hat

    The Fedora A good quality hat is the most versatile item of clothing a man can own. Not only can it be a functional piece that keeps you warm, d...
  • The Tom Smarte Guide to the Panama Hat

    The Panama Hat Panama Hats are wardrobe essentials for the summer months for those looking to add a touch of glamour to their outfits. This styl...
  • The Tom Smarte Guide to the Pork Pie Hat

    The Pork Pie Hat The Pork Pie Hat's unique shape lends itself to being quite a statement hat, with a similar construction to the Fedora, Trilby ...
  • The Tom Smarte Guide to the Newsboy Cap

    The Newsboy Cap The newsboy cap, also known as the baker boy hat, 8 piece, baggy cap and apple cap, was coined after the newspaper boy sellers i...
  • The Tom Smarte Guide to the Flat Cap

    The Flat Cap In this, the latest in my series of guides to the different types of hats, I turn my attention to the humble flat cap. A very diffe...
  • The Tom Smarte Guide to the Trilby Hat

    The Trilby This guide to the Trilby follows on from my previous guide to the Fedora hat. Although they are both very similar in design, each sty...