The Bowler Hat is an item found and used by John in Dad's study in an effort to make his Clever Disguise more distinguished and, in turn, more convincing. It appears quite similar to one worn by a certain other gentleman.
The gambit ultimately Beagle Aegis.; Dad saw right through John's newly upgraded disguise. Just after the following Strife, the hat played a minor role in absorbing the blow from Dad's with its handy built in function, the