Size guide

All our traditionally shaped berets come with a calfskin headband, which determines the size of the piece.
Most of our berets are available in S, M and L, which cover most head sizes.
Some also come in XS and XL.
Find the right size for you according to your head circumference in the table below.

Size Code Size in cm US Size
XS 53 - 54 6 5/8
S 55 - 56 6 3/4 - 6 7/8
M 57 - 58 7 - 7 1/8
L 59 - 60 7 1/4 - 7 1/8
XL 61 - 62 7 1/2 - 7 5/8

 

If you are between 2 sizes, we advise you to choose the bigger one; your beret will be more comfortable to wear.
What if you do not know your head circumference? No need to panic; we will explain all.

How to measure your head circumference?

Head circumference is measured from the forehead, around 1–2cm above the eyebrows, around the widest part at the back of the head.

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Use a measuring tape to take the measurement. If you do not have one, you can use an ordinary non-elastic ribbon or string, then measure its length on a ruler.

 

Col

Col : the outer diameter of the beret, also known as the plateau. The col is measured in inches, from 9 to 11.5.
The choice of col (9, 9.5, 10, 10.5, 11 inches) depends on the wearer’s face shape and size:

  • for a slimmer person with a thinner face, 9.5 or 10 maximum is ideal
  • for a larger person with a rounder face, 10.5 or 11 is better
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