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July 13, 2018 – 10:23 pm

The storied history of the Stetson Company begins in 1865 with the westward expansion of the American frontier. Now synonymous with the American West, the archetypal “cowboy hat” was born from the necessity of the …

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How Do I Choose a Winter Hat?

September 14, 2018 – 9:00 am
hat and coat

You’ve only got money for one hat or cap this winter. What will it be? Learn some great tips for selecting the perfect one when you click here.

How Do I Clean a Hat? Part I

July 17, 2018 – 12:30 pm

Hats get dusty, no matter how carefully you treat them. Learn all about the safest ways to spruce them up again in this article.

How To Choose a Summer Hat

April 15, 2018 – 10:43 pm
2013 Stetson Andover

If you could only choose one hat this summer, what would it be? With so many hundreds of options we try to help you narrow it down to the one that best suits your needs for the long hot summer. Come learn all about gamblers, panamas, stingy brims and much, much more.

How Big Is a Big Apple?

June 24, 2014 – 7:17 pm
Linen Newsboy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
One of the most common customer service issues we have has to do with the sheer bigness of a Big Apple-style cap. Customers will look at the 8-panel design and think that they’re getting …

How Do I Travel with a Hat?

July 13, 2013 – 9:14 pm
Hat Cases

If you need to take a hat or two with you on your next vacation or business trip, here are some helpful hints on how best to travel with a hat without damaging it along the way.

Not All Straw Hats Created Equally

March 30, 2013 – 10:36 pm
Straw Hats

Learn about the six different types of straw used to make summer hats. Each straw offers different properties for solar protection, comfort and style. Who knew this staple of summer could be so complicated?

How to Make a Steampunk Hat

February 16, 2013 – 7:25 pm
Steampunk Hat

Learn how to custom build your own steampunk hat! It is easy enough to do, and we can help you pick out the best base-model hat. Learn all about it when you click this link.

The Long Hot Summer: What Makes a Good Summer Hat?

July 14, 2012 – 10:29 pm
Drought

Looking for a good summer hat to survive these awful heat waves? Learn all about the features that make the best summer hat for you!

How to Grade a Panama Hat

May 12, 2012 – 10:52 pm
Panama Weaves

Learn about how panama hats are graded for quality and how the grading process came about when you click on this story.

How Do I Shape a Hat?

April 7, 2012 – 10:47 pm
A Hat after proper shaping

Whether restoring a hat to its proper form or customizing it to look more you, here are some handy tricks to reshape your fur felt hats just the way you want them.