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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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Wear What Papa Bear Wore

December 28, 2013 – 7:39 pm
George Halas Stamp

One of Chicago’s most famous hat-wearing icons is George “Papa Bear” Halas, the former owner, player, coach and creator of the Chicago Bears. We profile this man of many talents and examine the hat he wore to help fans who want to wear one of their own to show their team support the old skool way.

We’ve Got Nothing Against Alan Arkin’s Hat in ‘Grudge Match’

December 21, 2013 – 9:52 pm
Dobbs Jett

Hats are everywhere in the movies, and Alan Arkin wears a nice fedora in the boxing comedy “Grudge Match.” Learn all about it when you click to read this story.

Warehouse Grand Opening!

December 3, 2013 – 4:42 pm

If you live around or are passing through Boulder, Colorado, be sure to visit our warehouse for great holiday bargains! Click here to learn more about its holiday hours.

Kangol’s Visit with Hats Plus

November 13, 2013 – 4:47 pm
TodnRep

Meet the Kangol reps who came to visit us on Saturday November 9. Find out what it is like working for Kangol and experiencing the brand from the inside. Click here to meet Kangol’s North American sales director and the upper Midwest’s sales rep.

Kangol Buy 1 Get 1 Free Event!

November 2, 2013 – 7:38 pm
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Learn the details of our special 1-day, in-store only Buy 1 Get 1 event with Kangol when you click here.

Visit with Kangol @ Hats Plus

October 5, 2013 – 5:55 pm
Kangol Display

Visit with actual representatives of Kangol. They are coming to our store in Chicago. Click here and learn more.

Heisenberg’s Hat in Breaking Bad

September 28, 2013 – 7:36 pm
Heisenberg Hat

Bryan Cranston’s character on “Breaking Bad” wears a black pork pie fedora. Want one just like it? Check out our best “Heisenberg.”

The Best Part of Autumn: NEW HATS!

September 14, 2013 – 6:27 pm
Winter Hats

Just ahead of the changing colors, Hats Plus is making its annual change from straw to felt, as it fills its shelves and racks with a new season’s hats and caps. Learn more about that transition when you click here.

Blues Brothers Hats in Sweet Home Chicago

August 3, 2013 – 9:45 pm
Blues Brothers hat

How we failed to mention the greatest comedy in Chicago history up to this point is beyond me. “The Blues Brothers” is still legend in these parts and a favorite of many people the world over. Check out their righteous fedoras when you read this article.

The Joy of Hats

July 20, 2013 – 6:29 pm
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Working in a hat shop is a rockin’ way to people watch and have a good time. Check out photos of the joys of the customer experience at Hats Plus when you click here.