Most Expensive Hats

Hats are certainly one of the most regularly used accessories for both men and women. They don’t usually command hefty price tags and are sported by people from all walks of life. But there are some headgears that are really expensive- sometimes given the out of the box designs used while at times the sentiment attached with these hats up the price quotient.

Some of the most expensive hats in the world are beautifully adorned with precious metals and stones. Are you looking forward to know more about the most expensive hats? Well, here goes the great  list for you.

1. The Pope’s Tiara - $10 Million

the pope’s tiara

This symbolic hat has to be on top of the list especially given the noble quotient attached to it. However, the custom of this tiara during the Pope’s coronation was ended by Pope John Paul I & now the great tiara is on display at National Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

2. Chapeau d’Amour - $2.7 Million

chapeau d’amour

This “Love Hat” was on display at a Christie’s gallery in London. What makes it so expensive? Well, this bizarre headgear is designed with platinum fabric which is further adorned with amethyst & diamonds. The designer was inspired to craft this hat during a walk with beloved.

3. Deep Blue Sea - $200,000

deep blue sea

Inspired by Great Barrier Reef of Australia, Deep Blue Sea first appeared in 2007 Milan Fashion show. The hat measures 54 cm and has been embellished opulently with a huge range of gems & opals. However, it’s still unsold today.

4. Princess Beatrice Royal Wedding Hat - $134,000

princess beatrice royal wedding

The list of most expensive hats would be incomplete without the mention of the hats of the royals and the hat donned by Prince Beatrice on her grand wedding- is one among the richest given its odd design which is a blend of bow, ribbon, pink bun & oval.

5. Brent Black’s The Hat - $100,000

brent black’s

6. Charlie Chaplin Bowler Hat - $62,500

charlie chaplin bowler

7. Brent Black’s Montecristi Panama Hats - $25,000 

brent black’s montecristi panama

These most expensive hats are mostly limited to the monarchs and Richie rich. In most of the cases it’s the bejeweled aura of the headgears that justify the high price tag while in other cases the heightened price is due to the legendary owners of these hats.

ByArnold du Toit

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