Selke - Handcrafted Leather and Fabric Hats
Specializing in high quality hats guaranteed for the discerning buyer. All handmade (whatever the type) tramping hats, fishing hats, hunting hats, southern man hats, cowboy hats, summer hats, mesh hats, breathable hats, vented hats, winter hats, opossum helmets, lambswool helmets, aviation helmets, opossum caps, lambswool caps, deerskin cheesecutters (flat caps), nappa leather cheesecutters (flat caps), trilby hats, baker boy caps and pony hats (calf skin hats). All are extremely durable and handcrafted for a lifetime of use.
Since its establishment, Selke has built a well-earned reputation for quality products and fine workmanship, and has become a trusted name in outdoor apparel throughout New Zealand and beyond.
Our products are manufactured from the best available raw materials with the highest attention to detail and craftsmanship including rigorous quality control that Selke quality demands. All of our garments offer great performance in tough weather conditions and long-lasting durability.
If you need the most comfortable hat or garment that won’t let you down in harsh conditions, is manufactured to the highest standards, and looks great too, choose Selke.
The only original Selke hat. Our customers know to look for the Genuine Selke NZ Handcrafted Brand...there is only one.
Just a few examples of what our customers are saying about us (unprompted!):
Hi, our mates had your hats at our house today and we really liked them.
K & J Parlane – Kaikohe, New Zealand
I just wanted to let you know that the hat has arrived and my husband loves it! Thank you so much for all your assistance.
C Daly – Hawthorne, Victoria, Australia
I have purchased a hat when I visited NZ 3 years ago and will replace to a new one. The best hat I ever had.
M Poulsen – Denmark
This is an awesome looking hat with great detail and quality. I’ve been looking for a good quality hat in NZ for a very long time so I’m very glad I found you. Thanks very much.
W Kingii Ranginui – Lower Hutt, NZ
I have the 301M version already and love it. Keep making the hats!! I love them!
R Kondler – Carmel Ca, USA
Brother has awesome hat from visiting New Zealand. Love the hat, need one. Will be boasting about this hat.
J Wilson – Sedalia MO, USA
A stylish and popular suede hat that oozes the “outdoors”. A medium sized, reinforced brim that offers good protection from the sun. It has the thong hat band. Available in: Olive Brown Suede Mocha
Possum earwarmer with covered headband
You will be surprised how snug you feel with warm ears. Keep cozy without `hat-hair'.100% Genuine Opossum fur, boasting hollow fibres, providing superior warmth and breathability - no sweat! Fully adjustable fleece-covered band fits all, So comfortable - order yours today.
Light and cool summer hat without the open mesh. Provides excellent sun protection. Water resistant too.Has an adjustable leather chinstrap. Available in: Khaki Canvas Sand
Genuine Leather & Fur Fashion Hat
Glamorous yet practical - our leather and opossum fashion hat. Made from N.Z. nappa and opossum, this cozy hat is also a very smart looker. Extremely soft, comfortable and warm for those frosty days. Feel snug and look stunning. Fully lined. Available in: Black Brown Nappa
The Fisherman’s Ghillie
Made from lightweight canvas and open cotton mesh for coolness, with an extra broad brim for maximum protection from the sun, this hat is the perfect fishing companion! A selection of your favourite flies can be attached to the flyband for convenience too.
The name “GHILLIE” (Gillie), is a Scottish term for someone who accompanies a fisherman as an assistant or guide. What better companion could you have than your very own “GHILLIE”?
Alpine Possum Helmet
A stylish Opossum Alpine Helmet, oozing with Kiwi Warmth and atmosphere, ideal for the ski field, the snuggest helmet around. Fully crushable with oilskin outer (wind and water proofed). Available in: Brown Sand oilskin
The Trim–style Cheese Cutter Cap (Deerskin)
A trendy, trim luxurious deerskin cap – awesome and so comfortable. Available in: Black Afghan Bone Chocolate Navy Red
A cotton oilskin cap lined with thick fur fabric. It has a soft peak and can be crushed and stuffed into your back pocket when not needed. Has fold down earflaps. Not only does it keep you warm, but keeps out rain and wind. Available in: Green Oilskin Black Brown
Calf Slink Hat
Calf Slink (hair and all) trimmed with leather. Crushable, soft and the ultimate in comfort. Try it – Looks stunning on. Truly handcrafted – every hat is unique.
Distressed Leather Hat
Something different from all the others. Casual yet stylish with an already worn look. Rustic brown – very popular. Available in: Rustic Brown
Distressed Leather / Mesh Hat
A great summer hat, comfortably cool and light weight. Available in: Brown Leather Black
Brown oilskin cap trimmed in opossum and leather. A classy and practical cap to keep you snug and dry. For arctic conditions fully lined with fold down earflaps. You won’t get warmer than this. Available in: Brown
Our original style with mesh crown. Very popular in warmer climates where heat in the crown may become uncomfortable. Packs flat and recovers shape well. Available in: Olive Brown (301) Mocha (301M)
The Oilskin “Hat”
This all cotton oilskin hat is primarily for wet weather conditions, yet it can be described as an all year rounder. Broad brimmed with the familiar bush hat styling it can be twisted, flattened or rolled without damaging the shape. Fitted with a chin strap. Available in: Brown Oilskin Black Green Sand
For the classy tailored look, a trendsetter. Available in: Black Brown Leather
The Bowlers “Hat”
Made from lightweight canvas and open cotton mesh for coolness, with an extra broad brim for maximum protection from the sun, also features a green underside, this hat is the perfect bowling companion. Fully breathable with 100% cotton mesh crown.
Full Grain Leather Hat
Smart and crisp full grain leather hat with a fly band. The ultimate cowhide, very smooth. Available in: Brown Full Grain Leather Black Tan
Very warm & dry-will keep you cozy even under the most extreme weather conditions. Comes fully lined with fleece, complete with ear flaps & chin strap. Available in: Brown Oilskin
The hat that made us famous. This suede hat has a medium/wide curved brim that really looks great on your head. The brim is reinforced with nylon to retain the shape and the plaited hatband finishes it off. A “must have” if you are new to the range. Available in: Olive Brown Suede Mocha
The Baker Boy Cap
Trendy stylish & comfortable Available in: Black Nappa Leather
Suede Rodeo Hat
Stylish yet casual. A real attention getter, with fully adjustable brim and high crown. Country and Western look.Comes with adjustable suede leather chinstrap. Available in: Mocha Dark Brown Olive Brown