The Laulhère Hats Montardy Merino Wool Beret - Brown has received the Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (Living Heritage Company, or EPV) label – France Origin Warranty.This beautifully crafted beret by Laulhere is made from 100% merino wool, and features a leather hat band. The hat band is to be worn down, and adds a unique charm to the hat. The Laulhere badge is found on the right hand side of the beret, above the leather cuff. The beret has a lovely satin lining for comfort. Laulhère was founded in 1840 at the foot of the Pyrénées, near Pau in the commune of Oloron Sainte-Marie which in its heyday boasted a dozen beret-makers, and is known as the "cradle of the beret".Laulhère is now the only remaining beret-maker in France, and has a unique and exceptionally ancient heritage. With the takeover of its sibling Blancq-Olibet, Laulhère now embodies the entire tradition with a mission to preserve this invaluable cultural practice as part of France’s heritage and is working to resurrect the beret in France and around the world. Hat Details:- Made of 100% pure merino wool- Laulhère badge- Satin lining- Leather hat band- Made in France Laulhère Hat Sizing Info:1-size - fits 54cm to 56cm.