When In Italy (But Not In Rome)

Traveling around the world can be an exciting adventure, but why would you go without a hat?  There are places of distinct fashion styles around the world that far exceed … Continue Reading →


Hats on the Scene: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Negotiating the Ape-ocalypse Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) shows us what happens when human become primal and Apes become intelligent; interspecies war, of course. Before the war inevitably … Continue Reading →


7 Best Dressed Athletes in Hats

Professional athletes do not always have the best fashion sense.  This is a shame considering the versatility of styles an athlete’s strong build is suited to.  There is hope though.  … Continue Reading →


Fascinating Fascinators

A Fascinator is a fanciful concoction of materials, straw, or felt embellished with ribbons, flowers, beads, feathers, etc. A Fascinator will fit on the head with a comb, headband, or … Continue Reading →


WOMEN: If the Hat Fits, We Will Wear It!

Women are being cheated, and it just isn’t fair.  Being in the hat business for 34 years I notice hats.  Gorgeous hats have adorned beautiful models and actresses in fashion … Continue Reading →


The Homburg

HOMBURG ( hom burg ) – The hat got its name because it was originally manufactured in Bad Homburg, Germany. It is a soft, elegant, felt hat with tapered, creased … Continue Reading →


Hats on the Scene: X-Men: Days of Future Past

Magneto Downgrades Gone are the days when a movie franchise could make a simple trilogy cash a billion dollar check and call it a day. Now the X-Men series has … Continue Reading →


Don Draper: Even Sexier

My son downloaded Netflix on my television and IPad a couple of months ago.  This is when I learned about the new world of episodic TV that enabled me to … Continue Reading →


Hats on the Scene: Sherlock Holmes 2

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) Hollywood loves a sequel. When Sherlock Holmes thrilled moviegoers in 2009, they moved quickly to green light a follow up. And with that, … Continue Reading →


Boardwalk Empire Attire

Boardwalk Empire is a symbolic showcase of the Prohibition period in American history, 1920’s to 30’s. Chock full of the definitive staples of the era- newsboy caps, fedoras, zoot suits, … Continue Reading →