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Treat Yourself Christmas chemo headwear ideas and gifts

Friday, 7 December 2018 16:06:23 Europe/London

The party season is well and truly upon us and if you're looking for last minute gifts and ideas here is our edit on all things headwear - whether it's treating yourself (!) to a beautiful silk head s...

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Comments | Posted in Headwear By Nicky Zip

Are chemo hats the equivalent of wearing a ‘I have cancer’ badge?

Thursday, 5 July 2018 15:16:54 Europe/London

wedding guest wearing smart turban

This post was first published on the blog in March 2014 – its content is a very real concern for many women and so it make its second appearance on the blog today.

I met a lovely group of women during ...

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Comments | Posted in Headwear By Nicky Zip

New summer chemo hats in stock!

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 16:26:54 Europe/London

The new summer 'edit' at Suburban Turban

Suddenly summer has arrived with temperatures in the mid 20’s, interspersed with close days equally warm with surprise rain and thunder. What to wear on your h...

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Comments | Posted in Headwear By Nicky Zip

Summer chemo hats for special occasions

Thursday, 7 June 2018 11:03:37 Europe/London

young woman wearing pink special occasion chemo hat

The sunshine has arrived and the social calendar suddenly perks up and becomes busy with invitations to make the most of the fine weather.  We’ve had clients visiting us in the studio looking for spec...

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Comments | Posted in Headwear By Nicola Zip

New headwear styles arriving for Spring 2018

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 18:10:19 Europe/London

young woman in pink fashion turban

The first of our Spring edits is here! We’ve designed some new stylish turbans in brilliant colours, added colours to our infinity band range and selected some new chemo headscarves for their prints a...

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Comments | Posted in Headwear By Nicola Zip

What is a 'Cancer' Hat?

Friday, 5 January 2018 12:33:33 Europe/London

young woman wearing cancer hat and smiling

A simple answer would be a hat designed to completely cover the head (hair line to nape of neck) and disguise hair loss.

However in our experience the real question behind this question is - why should...

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Comments | Posted in Headwear By Nicky Zip

The Christmas Edit 2017

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 15:20:52 Europe/London

Young woman wearing evening chemo headscarf on sofa

With the festive social season fast approaching your diary may be filling up.  If you're feeling 'featherless' and wondering whether to decline or not, take a look at our range of sophisticated and be...

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Comments | Posted in Headwear By Nicky Zip

Facing Chemotherapy Hair Loss - Read On

Wednesday, 4 October 2017 15:44:42 Europe/London

red chemotherapy cap for hair loss worn by young woman

At Suburban Turban we‘ve been designing hats for women coping with chemo hair loss for over 11 years. Our studio started small back in 2006, (my spare room!) I’d been an ‘Ascot’ milliner for 10 years ...

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Comments | Posted in Headwear By Nicola Zip

Facing a Little Hair Dilemma

Tuesday, 6 June 2017 12:41:13 Europe/London

Young woman wearing pink cap

Often when people think of women and hair loss, they think of the hair loss associated with chemotherapy treatment. The truth is, hair loss and hair thinning are much more widespread and common then p...

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Small Budget, Many Looks – 4 Headwear Hacks

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 12:50:11 Europe/London

smart chemo headwear in dark grey

Want to maximise your headwear looks but budget is an issue? Here are great tricks to mixing and matching looks while minimising your costs. Fresh looks made easier.

Let's be honest, we LOVE hats. Turb...

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Do I have to pay VAT?

If you are experiencing hair loss you may not have to pay the VAT on some of our products. Headwear we have designed and manufactured specifically for hair loss wear is exempted. ‘Standard’ items of headwear such as scarves, brooches, some winter/summer hats by other designers, skincare are not eligible. They have not been ‘adapted’ for special wear. The ‘status’ of items will be displayed in your basket, before ordering, once a short health declaration is completed.

During checkout you will be asked to confirm that you will be using our products for your own personal medical purposes.

It is a legal requirement stipulated by HRMC that Suburban Turban Ltd can justify our customers’ VAT exemption status. Please be aware that these details maybe verified at a later date.