The Gavroche caps of the Chapellerie Traclet
The origin of the cap was born from an association between the beret and the kepi. It first appeared in the 19th century. At first it was very fashionable among the working classes, but it owes its development mainly to baseball, which made this form very popular with the general public. The Gavroche cap is a particular form of cap, known for its wide, very puffy shape. It consists of eight sides as well as a visor that can be either rigid or flexible. This cap shape is nowadays perceived as a retro shape that is coming back into fashion. Discover our range of this cap shape which is attracting more and more people, from the most classic to the most trendy models
Currently it is mainly worn by women, but remains a mixed model. This headgear was widely popularized in France by the character of Gavroche in Victor Hugo's Les Misérables.