Kanopi produces since 1904 a large collection of felt, straw, ceremony hats, but also uniform headgear for various administrations and airlines company worldwide. With more than 110 years of experience in the headgear, Kanopi provides you an infinity of hats mixing expertise and modernity, thanks to the ingenuity of its stylist.

Early 2014, Le Béret Français’s team learn about the closeout of a centennial headgear, in la Sarthe, in Flée. Thus, they decide to take up the challenge of the hat, implementing this traditional know-how in the service of more and more specific collections and trends. The headgear members mix perfectly expertise, rigor, dynamism and modernity in their daily missions.

Kanopi became a specialist of hat in France. Recognized “Living Heritage” company, the headgear provides you an excellent quality/price report. Moreover, Kanopi produces hats for young designers, well-known ready-to-wear brands and also department stores. Its savoir-faire is recognized worldwide: from Paris to Tokyo, even in Los Angeles.

What does the "Living Heritage Company" label mean?
The Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (EPV) label is a brand recognition issued by the French government to celebrate the skills and specific industrial excellence of these companies. The criteria for obtaining this label are the control of advanced know-how and skills. They are usually traditional and linked to a specific territory, for us the South-West and the center of France. This is a great recognition for us as well as a way to highlight our local commitment.
Where to find us ?
Our millinery is located in the small village of Flée, 6 rue du Luxembourg.
We are 2h20 by car from Paris and 30 minutes from Le Mans.

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