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City hats.us designer hats shops -Locations in NYC

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City Hats-CityHats.us-Hat Shop – Soho-Bleecker St :

  • 63 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012 . t: 212-260-1948

City Hats-Designer Hat Shop -CityHats.us-Houston St:

  • 90 West Houston, New York, NY 10012. t: 212-375-1047

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Our product was recently included in a gift guide “HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: 30 GIFT IDEAS FOR MEN” by Gabriel Price

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Gabriel  wanted to recommend Bailey of Hollywood Yates 7012 in black , link to this page if you like to choose winter hat   http://www.hatmadders.com/product/bailey-of-hollywood-yates-7012

or  summer hat : “http://www.hatmadders.com/product/bailey-of-hollywood-guthrie-63114/

The following is by Gabriel Price :” The holiday season brings its own set of pressures with it. How do you choose the perfect gift for your loved ones and friends? Maybe you are coming back home after a long time from college and just want to do something special for your family this time. Or, you are tired of giving mediocre gifts to those you cherish, and want to wow them. What does not help the cause is, if it is for him! “ . You can view all on the page : http://www.rebateszone.com/holiday-gift-guide-30-gift-ideas-for-men.

 

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Bailey Company Then and Now

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                                               Bailey® began producing fine headwear in 1922, priding itself on founder George Bailey’s emphasis on the importance of a professionally crafted hat. Bailey® evolved from fine fashion, casual and classic men’s headwear to include a Western and Outdoor collection, allowing Bailey to segue into a broader market. Bailey® hats and caps are known for the craftsmanship, innovative design and luxury fibers and fabrics including fur felt, wool felt, leather, LiteFelt®, genuine Panama, wool, linen and cashmere. A large portion of the Bailey® Collection is still produced in the U.S. at the Bollman Hat Factory in Adamstown, Pennsylvania. Bollman, owner of the Bailey® brand, is America’s oldest and most respected hat maker.

Bailey’s® product handwriting and brand credo defines a mixture of Hollywood elegance and Western toughness, influenced by directional fashion that creates unique and consistent positioning and brand integrity. The product includes timeless masculine products that customers buy again and again, as well as seasonal cultural statement pieces that generate a feeling of unique stylishness. 

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Designers from Japan and America

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American Designers:

John is the Head Designer at Dorfman-Pacific Hat Company. ” Well, I am originally from Ireland, and I’ve lived in America for 20 years. So I combine my two lifestyles and come up with a hat line….”

Please visit  John Callahan designer page and Dorfman Pacific collections.

 

Christy Crown designer Tony Merenda gave an interview “Why do you think hats are back anyway?

It’s the best way to show confidence and sense of style. In a world of such fast-changing fashion it’s hard to stand out. You put a hat on your head and it instantly make a statement”.  Please visit Tony Merenda designer page and Cristy’s collections. Tony Merenda is a 2009 Hatty Awards Winner . 

 

  • “BLOCK HEADWEAR”  

Block Headwear was created by Cuban-born designer Ciomi McCabe who grew up in the hat business. Ciomi launched Block Headwear in May 2000 out of NYC where she and the company are based. Please visit “BLOCK” headwear  pages ; Ciomi McCabe is a 2009 Hatty Awards Winner;  

 

Japan Designers :

MISATO NAKAMURA

Since “Deserve”  has been launched in Japan as global hat brand in 2008, we have put our heart and soul to create it.

We pursue “REAL HAT” with the theme of brand, “UNIQUE & MODERN” which suits various life scene and sense of values.

Thanks for global experience and  knowledge, we adopt various materials, trends from many countries which leads our products to match global market……

(Japanese)

:コンセプト

Deserve は帽子のグローバルブランドとして2008年1月に日本でスタートして以来、様々なライフシーン、価値感にマッチするリアルハットを追求しています。

私たちは“ユニーク&モダン” をテーマに、使うたびに愛着がもてる帽子になるように一点一点を丹精込めて作り上げることをモットーとしております。

Please visit Misato Nakamura designs.

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John Callanan and hallmarks of Callanan Legacy

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John Callahan and Callanan Legacy.

Quality materials, hand craftsmanship, couture styling and affordability are hallmarks of Callanan Legacy.
Legacy; gift, bequest by will; special keepsakes handed down from generation to generation; luxury items that we never truly own but are caretakers of for the next generation.
Callanan hat making has a very long lineage; even the family coat of arms features a helmet festooned with plumes.

The first John Callanan hat manufacturer on record is found in Holden’s Triennial Directory of Cork City, Ireland in 1809. He had an establishment on the North Main Street. The current John Callanan was born in Cork City  and currently resides in New York City.

From John Callahan Designer Interview:

I am the Head Designer at Dorfman Pacific Hat Company. One of our labels, under the Dorfman Pacific umbrella, is the John Callahan Legacy label. It does say European designer, American style. And people go, “Oh, what’s that about?” Well, I am originally from Ireland, and I’ve lived in America for 20 years. So I combine my two lifestyles and come up with a hat line. I travel a lot, for my work, and I’m constantly looking for ideas. One hat, in particular, is this guy here. I was in Paris last year, saw this hat in a lady’s store, and I thought, “Well, this is very nice.” I also like the Aran knit work on there, and being Irish, that was totally up my alley. I try and design hats that will please both men and women. So this is a really very nice, comfortable style. So it’s non-gender-specific, and it’s non-weather-specific. You could wear this in the Summer. You could wear it in the Fall.

 

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Meet a Designer Tony Merenda. And he’s what makes Christy’s Hats all that.

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Hats are back, big time.

 Hit any hotspot on any given night of the week and you’re sure to catch a bevy of cats and kittens sporting some very slick lids. Flip the lid and most likely you’ll see it branded Christy’s. It’s a classic label for the neo-classicist. And its popularity is due to one cool cat. His name is Tony Merenda. And he’s what makes Christy’s Hats all that.

You’re Creative Director of Christy’s Crown Series. Can you please tell folks what that gig entails? Design, market and sell Christy’s line of headwear. I actually came up with the concept to revive the brand four years ago. I travel to Asia two times a year to oversee production and design, and we develop two lines a year — about 30-40 hat designs per season — usually revolving around some kind of crazy inspiration in my head.

Christy’s is just one of many brands that fall under Christy’s umbrella. Can you name some of the others? We have Christy’s traditional, which is still mostly made in England, and your older guys’ men’s formal and dressage hats. Churchill wore our bowler. Christy’s Crown, which is your young line for the Justin Timberlake-, Joel Madden– and Black Eyed Peas-type of guys. This is the line I used to re launch the brand four years ago. And 1773 is our sport street line: simple styles, lower price point but with the same Christy’s classic style.

What’s your best-selling make and model? Our basic black felt pork pie or diamond crown in wool felt for Fall and the Fat Tony wide-band straw fedora for Spring. Although I see hipsters inL.A. rocking the felts in 90-degree weather all through summer.

Is that what you sport? I’ve been sporting our traditional diamond crown from my first collection for years. It’s just a classic that always looks good.

I can rock it with a suit or with a pair of board shorts and a tee.

 

What about chicks? Do you have lids for them too? The chicks like to rock the men’s fedoras like the way they would rock a boyfriend’s tee — a little oversized and slouchy.

Why do you think hats are back anyway? It’s the best way to show confidence and sense of style. In a world of such fast-changing fashion it’s hard to stand out. You put a hat on your head and it instantly make a statement. I think hats are here to stay and will soon be a staple in everyone’s wardrobe.

When you’re out and about these nights, where do you most dig hanging? I tend to like the low-key places — Coco Deville on Fridays, Florida Room or the King for live music. But you can find me every night at the News Lounge.

What’s coming up for Tony Merenda? Just put a deposit down on a  spot in Williamsburg, so I’m going to be spending half the year in New York.

 

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Ciomi McCabe Block Headwear

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Ciomi McCabe Block Headwear

Block Headwear has experienced extensive growth during this trying economic time. Their hats are sold in 20 countries and are the only contemporary hats sold at Saks Fifth Avenue.

Ciomi designed a woven fedora that was selected by the Contemporary Museum of Modern Art in Chicago to be sold in their gift shop as part of their Art in Fashion theme.

Celebrity Cam Gigandet, who was in the blockbuster movie Twilight, was recently seen sporting a Block Headwear bandana. The casual laid back inspiration for the line comes from Ciomi’s native Cuba mixed with the flavor and feel of New York City.

For Block Headwear page click on this link  http://hatmadders.com/product-category/mens-block-headwear-label/

 

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