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A Rose is a Rose is a Hat? Part 1

You may think a hat is just a hat.   Beret, babushka, pillbox, porkpie, planter.   Tyrolean, Tam O’Shanter,  fedora, flat cap, fez – I could keep going.  Still think a … Continue Reading →


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Sun Protection – It’s Time To Get Serious

Wear sunscreen and protective clothing – which includes a hat.  No doctor will advise you not to wear sunscreen or a hat.  This is serious.  Do you know why?  We … Continue Reading →


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My Hat Travelogue

It’s summer again.  My mind is wandering.  Summer = vacation, right?  After many years working in a hat shop, I have quite the hat collection.  I started to think about … Continue Reading →


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Function & Fashion – Hats for every Occasion

Hats can be functional or fashionable or both functional and fashionable. Do you walk to work and need a stylish hat to protect you from the sun? Or live in … Continue Reading →


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Hats Galore

Eyes wide open, head turning from side-to-side, taking in the multitude of hats….a kaleidoscope of colors and styles. How many times did I see this at the Village Hat Shop? … Continue Reading →


Devra Wathen, Founder and CEO of ETSIS Hats

How One Brown Spot Changed My Life: The History of ETSIS Hats

A Guest Blog by Devra Wathen Founder, and CEO of ETSIS I grew up in Kansas City, Missouri and have such fond memories of those times. Between the ages of … Continue Reading →