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The Top Hat: A Story of Outsourcing

August 4, 2012 – 10:39 pm
President Woodrow Wilson was the height of fashion in his silk top hat

You think our competition with China is a recent phenomena? Learn about the fascinating history of the top hat to see a 19th century boom and bust for the hat industry.

Italians Go Ga-Ga for New Diamond Crown

January 14, 2012 – 8:45 pm
A Diamond Crown Borsalino Fedora

The world’s premier hatter is on top of the latest trends with this sexy new stingy brim fedora! Click here to be one of the first to see it.

Hats Plus Is Ready for Autumn

September 17, 2011 – 10:45 pm
Hats Plus has winter hats

Like the leaves already changing up north, the felt hats now on display at Hats Plus. Learn what’s new and prepare for chilly days ahead when you click here.

Leather vs. Cloth Sweatbands

August 27, 2011 – 10:46 pm
Leather & Cloth Sweatbands

Okay. So this Stetson has a leather sweatband and this Bailey has a cloth one. Does that matter? Why are there two different types of sweatbands? Click here to learn all about it.

Rainy Day Hats

June 11, 2011 – 6:39 pm
The right hat for singin' in the rain.

Keep a smile on your face, as the stormy clouds chase everyone from the place, because you know the best hats to wear on a rainy day. Not all fedoras and caps handle water equally, and we’ll tell you what to shop for if you want to better stay dry and not ruin your hat in inclement weather.

Baseball & Hats: A ‘Natural’ Fit

March 26, 2011 – 7:47 pm

One of the greatest baseball movies of all time is “The Natural.” It also is a great movie for hat lovers. Nearly everybody wears a hat. Learn all about what they’re wearing in this edition of Hollywood Hatties.

Hats and Human Dignity

January 13, 2011 – 11:04 pm
Hats add dignity to everybody, no matter how down and out.

In the golden days of headwear, a hat was more than just a fashion statement. It was an expression of your human dignity. Even the bums wore fedoras, tattered though they might have been, but at least they hadn’t lost everything. Click here for more.

Hats, Heat & Snow, Oh My!

January 8, 2011 – 10:10 pm

Your hat has gotten snowy and wet? Don’t fret. Here are some pointers to help keep your fedora from shrinking or becoming deformed.

Hats in History: Chicago Mayor William Hale Thompson

January 2, 2011 – 7:52 pm
Chicago's Mayor William "Big Bill" Thompson

History is loaded with interesting hat wearers. As Chicago’s mayoral race picks up steam, we thought we’d look back on our most notorious hat-wearing mayor. Click here to find out who it was and what he wore.

How Are Felt Dress Hats Made?

December 10, 2010 – 7:13 am

Ever wonder how a fur felt hat such as a fedora or derby is made? It takes a lot of time, patience and experience. Read all about it when you click here.