What hat does Shelby wear?
Cillian Murphy’s character Tommy Shelby wears a peaked cap, made from the same flecked tweed as his grey suit, in Peaky Blinders. Like so many British sartorial inventions, historically the flat cap has seemed to work best on foreign heads.
What is Tommy Shelby’s hat called?
Thomas Shelby wears a Donegal tweed 8-panel Irish flat cap. This is a blue-grey color tweed.
What is a peaky cap?
The gang members were recognizable by their style which included flat caps and sectional caps, which they sewed razor blades into. Peaky was a nickname for the flat caps in that time. These flat caps had eight panels. And while the original was a floopy 8 panel cap, it needed some adjustments for every day modern wear.