Tag Archives: American Made

  • How to Wear a Beanie

    Beanies are quintessential for winter styling and one of the most versatile and functional hats, well, ever. There's no wrong way to wear a beanie (just try and prove us wrong — we dare ya), but there's definitely more than one right way to wear one. Originally common headgear for dockworkers and sailors, we thought it best to show the ways to wear a beanie and make it look stylish with a classic American workwear inspired twist.


    Mark wearing our Dockyard beanie in front of his Tenderloin based shop, Handsome Oxford.

    Handsome Oxford, an unique vintage menswear shop with a focus on celebrating American made, American manufacturing and the American craft, was really just the perfect place to go to for outdoor and workwear apparel. We asked Handsome Oxford shop owner Mark Cruzada to style three staple Goorin Bros. beanies using his personal collection of American vintage clothing. Mark, being his unknowingly-eccentric-yet-totally-stylish self, was up for the challenge and styled three outfits around our beanies, all with his clothing, in his classic American workwear way.

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  • Al's Attire for Goorin Bros.

    Keeping true to Ted Goorin's passion for exquisite tailoring and master craftsmanship, we seek to work and collaborate with individuals who posses that spirit through and through. Al Ribaya of Al's Attire is one of them.  A local San Francisco artisan known for his fine detailing and haberdashery skills, Al has perfected the art of hat making, fine tailoring, and custom leather work.


    Goorin Bros. has partnered with Al's Attire to produce a limited edition line of caps, bow ties  pocket squares and vests for Ted Goorin's Cut & Sew Collection. These handmade items are exclusively available at select Goorin Bros. hat shops in the U.S. and online at www.goorin.com.


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  • Straw Life

    Spring. The warmer air and longer days usher in a time for making memories. The pictures we take now will be the ones placed lovingly into a scrapbook of the mind. Shed the heaviness of Winter and walk outside into Straw Life - a life of leisure where the call of the outdoors beckons and stories told are carried in the wind.

    GB_0311Make this season memorable with our new handcrafted straw hats, along with classic American Made and Panama styles. The light material, classic shapes and natural colors make these straw hats the perfect companion for Spring - providing shade from the steady Spring sun, and a stylish addition to any wardrobe.


    Ida Mae American Made cloche and Marlon Fernandez American Made fedora.


    Ginger wide-brimmed asymmetrical cloche and Blue Notes fedora.


    There are stories in the air - tell yours in a Goorin.




    Straw and Panama hats are now available at www.goorin.com 

    Visit a hat shop near you and get a personal hat fitting from one of our friendly merchants.

  • Behind the Brim: A Visit with Ruben Spitz

    Our Park Slope shopkeeper, Alex Mroz, recounts his visit with Ben Goorin and our designer, Anna Delis to the last standing cut & sew hat factory in North America. Ruben Spitz's factory and the individuals who work there gives our family of hatters the inspiration and passion to share both of our family's heritage one hat at a time.

    "I was lucky enough to be invited to tag along with Ben and Anna as they went on a visit to Ruben Spitz's hat factory, in Newark, New Jersey. It's a quick cab ride from Newark's Penn Station, in a non-descript building across from a food warehouse where they were unloading bags upon bags of onions on a loading dock.

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