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About the bowler hat

Accompanied by a very neat moustache and a three-piece suit, he became the absolute symbol of respectability, especially in England. It was also a symbol of social mobility, sought after by people wishing to improve their situation. In the United States of America, it is also known as the Derby hat and was also worn by many mythical desperados such as Billy the Kid or Butch Cassidy.
In France still today, it is widely used during the Prix de Diane in Chantilly, a social gathering where men wear it as well as gibus and top hats. The women wear the most spectacular headgear

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