Womens Gatsby and Newsboy Caps: A Timeless Look
The Newsboy cap and Gatsby caps have long been associated with the working class and late 19th / early 20th Century aesthetics. The names of these caps are inspired by two famous fictional characters: The Great Gatsby, from the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald classic novel of the same name, and Gavroche, the street urchin from the Les Misérables masterpiece by French author Victor Hugo.
Newsboy caps and Gatsby caps have recently enjoyed a resurgence in popularity after the release of the acclaimed TV series Peaky Blinders, a crime saga retelling the misfortunes of a street gang in interwar Birmingham. Looking for another type of cap for a casual chic, vintage look? Check out our selection of women's caps now!
Henri Henri’s Top Pick for Winter Newsboy Caps and Gatsby Caps
Henri Henri, newsboy caps and gatsby caps go hand-in-hand since 1932. Over the decades, we have curated what we consider the best Irish caps and newsboy hats modern fashion has to offer. Here is but a small sample of what we consider the cream of the crop; the best of the best.
The Jonathan Richard Newsboy Cap
All Jonathan Richard Newsboy Caps are handmade in Dublin, Ireland. Made from the most exquisite Irish tweeds, these newsboy caps are perfect for those you seek the authentic Irish cap look. The Henri Henri hat store offers the widest selection of Jonathan Richard products in all Canada. There are different ways to adopt an Irish look, including choosing the perfect headpiece! Don't hesitate to take a look at our selection of hats for women, you'll find what you're looking for!
City Sport Gatsby Caps
City Sport Gatsby caps are made in Belgium. They are handmade with care and respect for tradition from virgin wool woven in the British isles, Donegal tweed, loden, and many more exquisite fabrics from all-over Europe.
Stetson Hatteras Caps
Hatteras Caps from the Stetson brand are an excellent compromise between the more compact City Sport Gatsby Caps and the wider Jonathan Richard Newsboy Caps. With a perfect balance between style and comfort, Hatteras caps are offered in a variety of colors and patterns that will make them a go-to in your fall & winter collection!
How to Wear your Newsboy or Gatsby Cap?
Gatsby caps and Newsboy caps can be worn in many ways. The brim is usually worn in the front to shield your eyes from sun and rain, but many women enjoy wearing it sideways or backwards to tweak it to their own unique styles.
Some models of womens gatsby hats and newsboy hats feature a snap button to either wear the hat snapped to the brim or opened, in the style of a Dutch cap. You can then wear the puffy part of the cap sideways or backwards.
How to Protect Your Gatsby or Newsboy Cap from the Rain?
Anything made out of wool is generally sensitive to water. Women Newsboy and Gatsby caps for winter will adequately shield you from a light drizzle, but risk shrinking during drying if soaked. Tweed caps usually fare better under the rain.