Papa Nui Brushstroke Cap

£80.00

The Papa Nui Brushstroke cap is a long time coming. It comes in a featherweight, Japanese linen/ramie blend that makes it into a cap of unsurpassed beauty. The Brushstroke camouflage print, a concept developed by the British Ministry of Defense, formulates the initial idea of using large mop-like brushes to paint over a standard khaki background. The Brushstroke pattern was influential in the development of derivative designs including the French Lizard and the Vietnamese Tigerstripe camouflages. The Papa Brushstroke is built into a cap with a deep aviators profile, the Papa’s signature 7.5cm visor and a herringbone twill sweatband that adds body to the sublime detailing.

  • Brushstroke pattern, originally developed by the British MOD
  • Linen/ramie blend
  • Lightweight
  • 7.5cm visor
  • Made in Japan by John Lofgren & Co.
  • Hino Maru internal country of origin patch
  • Sizes Medium (57-58cm) and Large (59-60cm)
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Brand

Papa Nui Cap Co. is the creation of John Tesoriero and draws on decades of experience in the heritage clothing industry, along with an enviable collection of vintage clothing and militaria.

The brand creates caps with vintage military, utility and surf influences, inspired by the resourcefulness of GIs and their ability to reimagine and repurpose their kit to suit their environment. Much more than simply a reproduction brand, each Papa Nui cap has a story behind it.

The finest military-spec materials are sourced from Japan and each cap is battle-tested under the rays of the South Pacific sun. Manufacturing is left to the capable hands of John Lofgren & Co., who ensure the finished products are made to the highest standards of quality and ethics, resulting in a cap that will last a lifetime and only look better with age.

Papa Nui Cap Co. was our first brand at Those That Know and we stock every release, including many pieces that are not available anywhere else. As John himself says, “anything else is just a cap”.

Care

Papa Nui caps are low-maintenance pieces designed for rugged wear. Because of the wool liner, we recommend avoiding soaking or machine washing this cap.

Delivery & Returns

We want shopping with Those That Know to be easy. To make sure you’re completely satisfied with your experience with us we have a simple Shipping & Returns process.

Shipping

We use Royal Mail and UPS to ship orders. We charge a flat rate shipping cost per order based on your location. The costs and average shipping times are:

  • UK – £5 (Delivery in 48 hours)
  • Europe – from £10 (Delivery in 3-5 working days)
  • Rest of World – from £10 (Delivery in 6-7 working days)

We aim to ship all orders within 24 hours of receipt or on the next working day. Once your order has shipped, you will receive a tracking reference to your email address.

You can find out more about our shipping methods and international zones on our shipping page.

Returns

We’re happy to accept returns or exchanges of orders in new and unworn condition with original packaging within 14 days of receipt. To return your order, please contact us first at [email protected].

For more information about returns, see our returns page.