We help a reader with a large collection of tweed caps in need of a tweak



I am looking for a hat stretcher similar to one I’ve seen at a tailors in Scotland. I have a rather extensive collection of tweed caps, and some of my favourites are in need of a tweak?

A tweed cap on an antique hat stretcher

A tweep cap on an antique hat stretcher


An early 20th-century version of a similar style can be found at Vinterior. It is made from solid wood and cast metal, and costs £475. A French milliner’s hat stretcher by Allie Maillard of Paris is available from £450 from Krave Antiques, measuring 29cm long.

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