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One of the new hats we predict to be a top seller this summer is the Dobbs Center Dent Shantung Straw Fedora. Naturally the classic styling and light-weight shantung straw will turn heads while remaining …

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Pharrell’s Hats Make Us ‘Happy’

March 15, 2014 – 10:26 pm
Biltmore Selkirk

Modern music superstar Pharrell Williams is a hat addict like the rest of us. Come read about the hat he wears in his “Happy” video when you click right here.

Spring Hats Are Here!

March 1, 2014 – 10:21 pm
Spring Hats

Need a dose of sunshine and warmth? Hats Plus is changing over the store for a new collection of straw hats. That means summer is just around the corner. Click here to check it out.

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.

‘Gangster Squad’ Hat Round-Up

January 12, 2013 – 11:33 pm

“Gangster Squad” is loaded with mobsters, cops, guns, girls and hats. Wanna find out what hats they are wearing? We match the actors to their hats when you click this link.

Boardwalk Empire Is Hat T.V.

September 1, 2012 – 10:20 pm
Biltmore Imperial Willow

Hats now only look good in the HBO series “Boardwalk Empire,” they play a leading role. Learn all about the hats worn in the show when you click on this post.

Why Do They Call It a Pork Pie?

October 8, 2011 – 7:46 pm
Silent movie star Buster Keaton wearing his specially flattened pork pie hat.

Every wonder why they call some fedoras pork pies? Click here to find out why.

Development of the Homburg

November 6, 2010 – 9:45 pm

Learn how a simple vacation can lead to a revolution in men’s hats. The simple history of the homburg.

Experience a Saturday in the Shop

October 16, 2010 – 10:32 pm

Hang out with the customers of Hats Plus on a busy October Saturday. With tastes, backgrounds and personalities as diverse as the fair city of Chicago, you’ll never know who you’ll encounter or what their headwear needs will be. Click here to get the in-store experience no other online retailer gives you.

Just What Is a Fedora?

October 2, 2010 – 3:59 pm

Many people come into the shop with a preconceived notion that a true fedora must look a certain way because that is what their favorite actor or musician wears.
However, fedoras come in many shapes and …