Retailer of the Year

2023 Headwear Association Retailer of the Year Boot Barn Congratulations to Boot Barn, the 2023 Headwear Association Retailer of the Year. Boot Barn began with one store in 1978, and has since become the largest western and work wear retailer in the U.S. operating 348 stores across 44 states. With an uncompromising desire to supportContinue reading “Retailer of the Year”

Annual Dinner

THA 113th Annual Dinner On April 27, 2022, 140 guests gathered on the Cloud 9 Yacht for the 113th Annual Headwear Association Dinner. The evening was a spectacular evening of camaraderie, accompanied by stunning city views as we sailed around Manhattan. During the cruise, The Headwear Association honored our 2022 Award Winners. 2022 Retailer of theContinue reading “Annual Dinner”

FIT Scholarship

FIT Scholarship 2023 FIT Scholarship Recipient Genia Charles S.H. Baik of Young An Hat company generously donated $100,000 on behalf of The Headwear Association towards a scholarship for aspiring designers in the millinery field. This money has funded a scholarship at the famed Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. The scholarship has beenContinue reading “FIT Scholarship”

Presenting Kangol Woollux

The USA Woollux 504 is a limited edition, website exclusive cap hand-crafted in America from start to finish. This new take on an old classic, made from luxe fibers of the finest merino wool will certainly impress. Our 100% sourced and made in the USA merino wool is a sustainable, harm free fiber harvested inContinue reading “Presenting Kangol Woollux”

100th Anniversary of the Straw Hat Riots

September 13, 2022 is the 100th Anniversary of The Straw Hat Riots. Yes, you read that right. In 1922, New York City came to a standstill over the straw boater hat. The Straw Hat Riots occurred throughout New York City’s streets and lasted for three days as thousands of boys attacked men wearing straw hats.Continue reading “100th Anniversary of the Straw Hat Riots”

Snoop Dogg & Steve Martin in THA Platinum Sponsor Hats

We LOVE Snoop Dogg in a cowboy hat. Dayshift just dropped on Netflix and Snoop Dogg is wearing the OPLIN 3X WOOL FELT COWBOY HAT by Larry Mahan Hats from Dorfman Milano. If you haven’t seen Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building it’s time for a binge. Mysteries, twist and turns that you will neverContinue reading “Snoop Dogg & Steve Martin in THA Platinum Sponsor Hats”

Fall Favorite: American Hat Makers Hudson – Pencil Rim Felt Fedora

From the rolled pencil curl brim to the decadent silhouette this hat portrays. The Hudson Pencil Rim Felt Fedora Hat is a hat that impresses at any event. Wear it with whatever you like from a down coat to a hoodie. This hat is an iconic masterpiece from American Hat Makers. Brim 4 1/2″; Crown 4″;Continue reading “Fall Favorite: American Hat Makers Hudson – Pencil Rim Felt Fedora”

Retailer of the Year Hatman Jack’s

The Headwear Association Names Hatman Jacks 2022 Retailer of the Year  After a nearly three year hiatus, The Headwear Association was able to host the 112th Annual Headwear Association Dinner. it was a beautiful Spring Evening at the Central Park Boathouse. Each year we honor an outstanding retailer in the headwear industry, and this yearContinue reading “Retailer of the Year Hatman Jack’s”