• Sailor'sSmall Breton hat, generally made of fabric, with an upturned brim.
  • BrimContinuous peak around the crown.
  • CrownCentral part of a hat's shape, which fits around the head.
  • BoaterFlat-topped straw hat with a narrow brim.
  • Wide-brimmedLady's hat with a wide, flexible rim, usually made of straw or horsehair.
  • CapHat made of soft material, fabric or leather, usually with a visor.
  • ClocheHat with a flared brim.
  • FeltNon-woven, waterproof fabric, produced by matting and pressing hairs or wool (or, where appropriate rabbit hair for Michel hats).
  • BlockFull limewood mould on which hats are shaped (la Maison Michel has more than 3,000).
  • PanamaMen's summer hat in very fine, soft, light straw, plaited from thin strips cut from the leaves of a Central American palm (by extension hat made of any kind of straw).
  • PillboxSmall round crown that sits on the back of the head (as worn by Jackie Kennedy).