Gift giving is all about the magic. Sitting on the floor, waiting excitedly to tear into the wrapping paper — we all know and love this tradition of gift opening with friends and family. But before we get to that, let's talk about how to gift wrap a hat. With all your hard work in finding the perfect hat to give, it'd be a shame to fall short in presentation! We're going to show you how to gift wrap a hat using our Holiday Hat Box and a few decorative pieces that'll bring out the hat magic from inside and out.
Style icons have the ability to fascinate the public eye, especially when they’re star-crossed lovers committing armed robbery and murder. Legendary partners in crime Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker rose to fame during the 1930’s Great Depression era doing just that. No matter the financial difficulties or law breaking agenda, these outlaws each made time for their appearances and held them in high regard. Suits were ironed, red lipstick and heels were on, and a hand was always grabbing ahold of the hat when running away from the cops.
No, it’s not a good look to be dressed to the nines whilst in a mugshot (yes, they’re worse than selfies, although we’re sure Bonnie would’ve been adept in the art of taking her own photo). Despite their criminal records, this duo, who lived in poor circumstances and possessed a perplexing backstory, dressed and carried themselves in such a way that was liberating in an intriguing “live fast, die young” mantra sort of way. Continue reading
Portland, Oregon is home to many beards... so many, in fact, that one can scarcely walk down the street without tripping over one! Thus, our Nob Hill hat shop hosted the First Annual "Hats Off to Beards" Competition last month. In attendance were sixty or so of the rowdy Portland Beardsmen and their bawdy, boastful beards. One happy partygoer even dressed up in a full Abraham Lincoln costume! It was a night was full of camaraderie, booze, hats, and facial hair of all shapes and sizes.
Enter the show and watch our newest group of hats come to life with mesmerizing looks inspired by the magical theater of the early 1900s. Escape Artist expertly morphs vintage aesthetic, charm and mystery into a collection of contemporary fedoras, ivy, newsboy, top hat and tie.
See for yourself and witness the full collection here.