I've wanted a leather top hat ever since I saw them at the Georgia Renaissance Festival. The one I saw that inspired me to make one myself wasn't quite a typical top.
Simplicity Pattern 2172 Misses' Steampunk Costume
Victorian mens' costume, Sherlock Holmes, Dorian Gray, and Heathcliff just to name a few. McCalls 7003 Men's Victorian Costume Pattern Size by ucanmakethis