Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant


Chapellerie Dandurand & Fils

Manufacture of hats and caps
69 bis rue Rabelais
85200 Fontenay le Comte
Pays-De-La-Loire

Tel : +33 (0)2 51 69 03 31

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Sale to private individuals and professionals

The family firm Torpedo, founded in 1887, is a reference in France in terms of hat and cap making.

It makes caps and hats from fabric, silk, leather and fur for well-known couture houses. Today's models are still made using hundreds of pattern-cuttings, kept in the company for over a century.

 

Torpedo makes hats and caps using traditional techniques with a high technical level: creation of prototypes, pattern-cuttings on paper and then card, cutting, assembly with machine stitching, moulding on copper shapes. New products are developed in partnership with artists. Torpedo hats and caps are produced to specific order, exclusively for well-know couture houses.