Cool Hunting Video: Satya Twena Hats: Keeping traditional hat-making alive at a recently revitalized milliner in NYC

Cool Hunting Video: Satya Twena Hats


When in Manhattan’s Garment District recently, we toured a traditionally run hat factory that’s dedicated to truly handmade, local products. Guided by owner and milliner Satya Twena—who raised enough money to save the factory from…

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SuperDuper Handmade Hats: The brand embarks on the time-honored Italian trade with totally new approach

SuperDuper Handmade Hats


When we think of Made in Italy, we usually assume that family traditions, ancient techniques and heritage are naturally involved. SuperDuper Handmade Hats are the exception. The Florence-based company produces entirely handmade hats using unique wooden…

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SuperDuper Handmade Hats: The brand embarks on the time-honored Italian trade with totally new approach

SuperDuper Handmade Hats


When we think of Made in Italy, we usually assume that family traditions, ancient techniques and heritage are naturally involved. SuperDuper Handmade Hats are the exception. The Florence-based company produces entirely handmade hats using unique wooden…

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Cool Hunting Video: H E I D I L E E: A look behind the scenes at NYC’s mad hatter

Cool Hunting Video: H E I D I L E E


by Granny Cart Productions When we imagine a hat-maker, a cigar-smoking old craftsman with steam presses and piles of felt make up the image that jumps to mind. Our recent visit with ,…

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Us Versus Them hats

ThirtyTwo Hood Rat Collection: A capsule collection of soft goods inspired by Oregon’s summer snowboard scene

ThirtyTwo Hood Rat Collection


Each year around this time a sleepy mountain town in Oregon explodes with snow deprived youth with one thing on their mind: snowboarding. As the only lift-serviced ski field open year-round in North America, Mt. Hood hosts thousands of boarders each summer…

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Himo: Mimosa Pale’s sculptural hats range from lampshades to a house of cards

Himo


by Jason Kenny In the bustling Neukölln area of Berlin, about a block down from a stretch of small bars on Weserstrasse, milliner Mimosa Pale creates irreverent hats in her small studio and shop, http://www.himo.mimosapale.com/#himo);…

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Coal + Otter Wax 5 Panel Hat Collaboration: Two companies from the Pacific Northwest collaborate on a weatherproof cotton cap

Coal + Otter Wax 5 Panel Hat Collaboration


Yes, it does rain more often than not in the Pacific Northwest, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get out and enjoy the wilderness. To outfit all-weather adventurers this spring, Seattle-based hat brand Coal teamed up…

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Designer Baseball Caps: Your favorite flat-brim hat gets a high-end makeover this season

Designer Baseball Caps

Whether it’s box-fresh with the stickers on or a trusty worn-in snapback, there are a million beloved ways to wear a baseball cap. Fitted or adjustable? Flat- or curve-brimmed? The rules go on, but this season’s batch of designer caps break as much as they follow them—focusing on innovation, but…

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D’emploi Accessories: Leather-embossed dog collars, an iPad case and Ebbits Field cotton caps from the Brooklyn-based designer

D'emploi Accessories

When we last caught up with Kyle Mosholder, the designer behind the one-man brand D’emploi, he had just rolled out the heavy duty Pilot Duffle. Now, D’emploi introduces a short line of accessibly priced accessories including a leather dog collar, waxed canvas iPad case and Ebbits Field baseball cap….

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