Hats


Heat Wave Warmed Retail Sales?

Apparel sales may have wilted during this week's heat wave, but casual footwear and hats sales were on the rise.

New York—The record breaking heat wave that hit most of the Northeast United States this week had another effect besides pushing … [Read more...]

Galliano Signs Hat, Scarf License

Designer John Galliano donned his owned veiled Charlie Chaplin-inspired hat this week at the Christian Dior couture show.

Paris--John Galliano is putting on yet another hat. The designer, who is the creative force behind his own brand and Christian … [Read more...]

Newbury Comics Breaks into Fashion with Punk.com

Furry "Spirit Hoods" are among the electic mix of fashion available at Newbury Comic's new website, punk.com.

Boston--Move over New York and L.A.! The fashion minded folks from one of America’s most renowned indie music chains, Newbury … [Read more...]

Headwear Association Kicks Off 2010 ‘Hat Day in the Sun’

Hat Day in the Sun

To promote the benefits of wearing a hat to protect against skin cancer, premature skin damage and aging, The Headwear Association … [Read more...]

Item of the Day

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We’re literally going wild for all of the animal prints in accessories this season. It doesn’t always have to be so literal … [Read more...]

Hat Designer Sues Over Knock-Off Inaugural Hat

The hat that rocked the world: singer Aretha Franklin wearing Luke Song’s design at President Obama’s inauguration

Detroit--A Detroit hat designer wants some R-E-S-P-E-C-T. He is suing other hat companies that he says knocked off his designs, … [Read more...]

The Kentucky Derby: The Oscars for Headwear

Showing off outrageous hats is traditional at the Kentucky Derby

Louisville, KY—While there will much wagering on which horse wins the 136th Kentucky Derby on Saturday, the sure bet fashion wise … [Read more...]

Dorfman Pacific Licenses Stetson

Dorfman Pacific Stetson

Stockton, CA—Headwear company Dorfman Pacific has reached a licensing deal with Stetson. The deal includes dress, cloth caps, … [Read more...]

Headwear Association Presents Awards

Martin Mann of Hats Plus was named retailer of the year.

New York—At its 102nd Annual Dinner, held this year at the Central Park Boathouse, The Headwear Association presented its awards. … [Read more...]

Item of the Day

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Hey buddy can you spare a dime? How ’bout a nickel? What if I play you a little tune? This whimsical fedora from Lola Hats made us … [Read more...]

Accessories Census 2009

2010 Projected market share chart; 2009 Accessories Census

Statistics from the retail and consumer community provide clear insights into the accessories industry  Retailing is a … [Read more...]