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Hogwarts Sorting Hat

This wonderful brown, tattered Hogwarts Sorting Hat is a great replica of the hat featured in the Harry Potter films.

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Hogwarts Sorting Hat
 
4.1

(based on 94 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (47)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Authentic looking (45)
  • Comfortable (40)
  • Lots of fun (34)
  • Cute (33)
  • Fits well (30)

Cons

  • Poor design (9)
  • Poor quality (8)
  • Irregular fit (5)

Best Uses

  • Just for fun (39)
  • Costume party (27)
  • Trick or treating (12)
  • Entertainment (10)
  • Everyone (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      86% 

      (12 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (38), Yes (26)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Adventurous style (25), Classic style (19), Trendy style (13), Collector (10), Conservative (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great For A HP Party!

For our Halloween Party last year, we did an all-out HP theme and made our house inside into Hogwarts. This Sorting Hat was integral. I pre-sorted the guests (they didn't know it)...Read complete review

For our Halloween Party last year, we did an all-out HP theme and made our house inside into Hogwarts. This Sorting Hat was integral. I pre-sorted the guests (they didn't know it) and had a phone on speaker mode right nearby. Our friend hid in the other room, on the line, and would call out the name of the house in his best sorting hat voice. Everyone got a great kick out of it, and it really broke the ice!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Only Looks Good From a Distance

I thought when it said 'authentic' and exactly as in the movie and taking into account its cost, that it would be made of something a little better than thin cheap fake suede...Read complete review

I thought when it said 'authentic' and exactly as in the movie and taking into account its cost, that it would be made of something a little better than thin cheap fake suede and wire. The patches are just lighter fake suede.
Was I expecting real suede or leather? Of course not! But I wasn't expecting the same kind of material that you find in a children's throw away after one use (and they don't usually make it through one use) Halloween costume. The only 'OFFICIAL' merch I will be buying from now on is from the Noble Collection. Their items are the best quality there is. Too bad they only do the wands and small items.
I wouldn't wear this, but if I did it would have to have stuffing in it to make it look even slightly right, and it is going where the original prop did after Philosopher's (Sorcerer's to you Americans) Stone, up on a high shelf in my study where no one can look at it too closely to see it is poor quality.
That must be why this site doesn't allow zoom in picture options, they don't want you to see it's poor quality until you've already bought it. Sorry WB, but I expected more from you. I'd pay more for one made better (but not more than $10 or $15 more), and was expecting you to understand that not all fans are 12 and not all fans plan on breaking or throwing away the items when we grow up. C'mon guys! You've had 11 years to get it right!

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4.0

Fun but picture is not entirely accurate

By Marilee Potter

from San Jose

About Me Avid Reader, Collector, Movie Buff

Pros

  • Entertaining
  • Fun For Our Collection

Cons

  • Not Very Rigid

Best Uses

  • Entertainment

Comments about Hogwarts Sorting Hat:

I loved the idea of adding this to my Harry Potter collection shelves. It is not made of the greatest material and with to much handling seems like it would fall apart more than what the sorting hat's tattered appearance should be. It is not very rigid so I have to prop it into position. We had two guys at our house a few weeks ago to set us up with faster internet and they caught sight of it and went bezerk trying it on and taking pictures of each other wearing the sorting hat. It was hilarious to watch other adults go crazy about Harry Potter paraphernalia.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Does not Match Picture

By Disappointed HP Fan

from San Diego CA

About Me Collector, Movie Buff

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

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        Comments about Hogwarts Sorting Hat:

        Not too bad. However the hat does not match the picture. The face on the sorting hat is almost hard to find and you have to kinda of re mold the hat to make a face. Even after that, it still does not look at all like the picture. The cloth is a light brown and should be dark brown. The face should be more ridged and detailed, that is the most important part. People should see it and know what it is. The hat is really flimsy and made of cheap material. The hat only fits a small head maybe 12 years and younger. It only adjusts to a smaller head. What about the adults nerds that have a cult following for HP? Please make a more accurate and detailed product. Not to mention the description says replica, it's not even close to replica.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        2.0

        I don't like it is not what I expected

        By Nana

        from Miami, fl

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Uneven

          Best Uses

            Comments about Hogwarts Sorting Hat:

            Well let me tell You that is too big for my expectations I though it was smaller. I actually will like to change it for other product like the Hemani Bobblehead which I really like my Harry Potter Bobblehead.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            WOW COOL HAT!

            By TERRY

            from SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

            About Me Collector

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Classic

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Entertainment

              Comments about Hogwarts Sorting Hat:

              WE HAD HOME COMING WEEK @ SCHOOL - ONE DAY WAS HAT DAY & I WANTED TO WEAR THE "BEST" HAT! I GOT A PRICE FOR BEST HAT - EVERYONE RECOGNIZED THE HAT & LOVED IT!! COMMENTS WERE "WOW HARRY POTTERS SORTING HAT" "WHERE DID YOU FIND IT! ....SOME STUDENTS WANTED THE HAT

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              3.0

              Nice, but material could be thicker

              By Jrdeau

              from Greendal, WI

              About Me Avid Reader, Movie Buff

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Looks Like Movie Version

              Cons

              • Needs Better Material

              Best Uses

              • Everyone

              Comments about Hogwarts Sorting Hat:

              While the hat looks a lot like the movie version, the material could be thicker which would allow it to stand up better for display.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
               
              5.0

              Fantastic Sorting Hat!

              By Harry Potter #1 fan

              from Delta, Utah

              About Me Avid Reader, Collector, Movie Buff

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Classic
              • Engaging
              • Entertaining

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Entertainment
                • Everyone

                Comments about Hogwarts Sorting Hat:

                I purchased the sorting hat for a collectible in my home. My daughter used for a friend's Harry Potter party and each participant wore the hat and was sorted into a house.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Huge hit at HP theme party

                By Cassy

                from Fort Lauderdale, FL

                About Me Collector, Movie Buff

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Great size

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Entertainment
                • Everyone

                Comments about Hogwarts Sorting Hat:

                I'm so happy with this purchase! It was used at a HP themed birthday party. All the guests were sorted into a house and they absolutely loved the hat!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                4.0

                really cool

                By Christopher

                from Australia,victoria

                About Me Collector

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Looks Great

                Cons

                • It Loses Threads

                Best Uses

                • Entertainment

                Comments about Hogwarts Sorting Hat:

                I really love this hat,I'm just dissapionted because it is always losing threads at the tattered end. But overall it looks just like the one in the movie and is a great puppet.I love how you can adjust it size. I love it.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Loved It

                By lrcgirl

                from Lynchburg, VA

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Entertaining

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Hogwarts Sorting Hat:

                    Bought this for a friend for her senior hat (at college) and it is exactly what she wanted. Very happy that she is happy.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                     
                    4.0

                    Pretty cool!

                    By H.P. Fan Forever

                    from Williamsburg, VA

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                      Cons

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                          Comments about Hogwarts Sorting Hat:

                          Great prop for a birthday party Hogwarts sorting ceremony. Realistic and good quality - enjoyed by all ages. Needs to be shaped upon arrival...now invent one that can speak!

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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