If the name isn’t enough, the outside of this gift shop is a clear indicator of what you’ll find inside. Cavender’s had plenty of cowboy hat styles to choose from, and is a good place to shop for one. When I’m good, I wear a small hat (a beret, a scotty, a juliette, or a doll hat). The selections were tempting but I limited myself to one adorable straw packable hat that will always remind me of this delightful city.
The walls of this narrow but cozy store are decorated with every manner of dramatic hat. However a felt hat feels like you are wearing cardboard, and if a felt hat is bent too far in any direction, it can actually break. Todd suggested that perhaps John Buonocore, who worked for him at his architectural practice, could design and make my Hat Shop.
On our site you will also find striking cowboy and western hats from Stetson USA, modern berets and flat caps from Kangol UK, classic men’s hats from Borsalino and a colourful straw hat from Seeberger. If the campaign hat you’re wearing happens to be oversized, then you’re Pharrell Williams.
The Jackaroo in the Outback does not wear a Stetson, he wears an Akubra as that’s the name of the Australian hat company which owns the license rights to the Stetson design for manufacture and sale within Australia. You should never use a hair dryer on your felt hat as this can shrink the fibers and cause wrinkling.
The tantalising tastes and aromas of far-flung worlds arrive in a little corner of London, as merchant George Lock imports coffee, chocolate and tobacco in his shops on St. James’s Street. He gains not only a new bride, but also the keys to his former master’s hat shop.