Monday January 20, 2020

Head Hunter: Paris chapelier Tony Peto

Peto aims to put a price on all our heads when his everyday hat shop opens in Dublin this week

15th November, 2015
Striped wide brim cotton fedora by Giverney €160. Wide brim pink and blue checked panama fedora by Zapano wide brim €160

Every morning, a young man alights from the 8.30 northbound train at Dublin’s Pearse Street Station. Like Schindler’s child in the red coat, he makes a distinct passage through the office-bound throng.

What makes this man a man apart? This man wears a hat. It’s a trilby hat of the Humphrey Bogart sort, matched to the hues of his sharply tailored three piece suits and worn in a country that doesn’t really...

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