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Men's Hats: A Discussion Thread, Questions, Opinions, Suggestions...

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Gus, Apr 11, 2013.

  1. upr_crust

    upr_crust Distinguished Member

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    I went to JJ Hat Center - the cathedral of men's hats. Not sure where Worth & Worth is any more, since they ditched the ground floor space at 43rd and Madison.
     


  2. mcarthur

    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    nephew, located at 45 west 57th street, six floor
     


  3. Tried and True

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    Funny thing happened on one of my visits to the old W&W on Madison. A fellow being waited on before me buys a red wool hunting cap (think Elmer Fudd) and wears it out of the store. Less than a minute later he storms back into the store, hatless, and asks for another hat just like the one he'd just bought. Seems he was standing on the corner waiting for the light to change when a guy on a bicycle sped by and snatched the hat right off his head. Only in New York........
     


  4. Tried and True

    Tried and True Distinguished Member

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    Both those lids look great on you, Upper Crust. I love Homburgs; just wish they loved me.
     
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  5. mcarthur

    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    optimo tobacco
     


  6. milesdavisjr

    milesdavisjr Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately there's n where I could buy FEDORAS like those worn by the main character in that TV show THE BLACKLIST

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  7. Tried and True

    Tried and True Distinguished Member

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    Well, the hats Spader wears are his own and he had to buy them somewhere.
     


  8. mr monty

    mr monty Distinguished Member

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    That hat is awesome :fistbump:

    Thanks Mac,
     


  9. Prince of Paisley

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  10. Tried and True

    Tried and True Distinguished Member

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    I've never actually handled an Akubra but I've heard that it's the best bang for the buck in hatdom.
     


  11. mcarthur

    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    nephew, thank you
     


  12. mcarthur

    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    optimo rust
     


  13. mcarthur

    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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  14. Tried and True

    Tried and True Distinguished Member

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    Man walks into Optimo and says, "Give me a hat in every color you have!"

    Is that the way it went down,Mac? ;)
     


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    All I know is, I found it rather enjoyable checking out all of @mcarthur hats.
     


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