Optimo Hat Shop in Chicago

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  1. mr monty

    mr monty Senior member

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    I was thinking about getting a new hat Graham Thompson (owner of the Optimo Hat Shop). I was thinking about a navy hat (see link below). The last time I got hats from them was 01 and 02. My 1st hat was $350 and a year later I got another one for $375.
    Today the felt hats start @ $650 (damn). With sales tax or just shipping that's nearly $700

    http://www.optimohats.com/#/hats/195/
     


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    Optimo's overhead has to be huge. The Optimo brand has enough notoriety to command a premium.
    Vintage Silhouettes hats by Art Fawcett are fantastic hats and are $200 less, maybe even more, than Optimo for 100% beaver hats. He is in Oregon.

    vintagesilhouettes.com
     
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    That's a low rent area on Western Ave @ 102nd (compared to downtown)
     


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