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March 8, 2014 – 6:52 pm

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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Blues Fest at Hats Plus

June 15, 2013 – 10:08 pm
E.B. Davis

BluesFest in Chicago means BluesFest in Hats Plus. Last week saw many wonderful musicians visiting our shop. Take a peak at who stopped by.

How Do I Clean a Hat? Part II

March 19, 2011 – 5:58 pm
Dusting a straw hat

Learn how to refresh your straw hat by dusting it with damp cloth. There’s a trick to it that is easy to master, and last summer’s hat will look ready to last another season in the sun.

How Do I Store a Hat?

January 29, 2011 – 6:03 pm

Help extend the life of your hats out of season or satisfy someone at home who wants you to put a few of your hats away. Learn how to store those hats properly with these simple steps.

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.

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.

Memories Off the Top of Our Customers’ Heads

December 8, 2010 – 3:22 am

Every customer has an interesting story to tell, and this time we ask about favorite memories associated with hats. From a stylin’ ’70s neighborhood hatter to a World War II Army surgeon, you get a vast array of stories. Plus YOU can ADD YOUR OWN! Click here to see.

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.

How Do I Clean a Hat? Part I

October 24, 2010 – 9:50 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.

Are Hat Feathers Necessary?

October 24, 2010 – 9:43 pm

Why do most of your hats come with feathers or pins? What do I do if I love the hat but don’t want the feather or pin? Read here to find out.

Is this Hat too Big?

October 24, 2010 – 6:06 pm

A lot of customers ask about why crowns on some hats look too “big” to them. It isn’t so much that the crown is too big, as it is serving a special purpose. Find out what when you click here.