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Buy Hats Wholesale — Why We Sell Wholesale

Over half of our hat business is wholesale hats: stores, boutiques, hat makers, and even some vendors buy our hats. We like our wholesale customers and try to give them exactly what they need at a good price. Our Madagascar … Continue reading

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Truth in Labeling: Hats, Food and Authors

The hat industry – and garments generally – is relatively truthful in its labeling. Materials and countries of origin are stated with admirable precision. Even though some “Made in America” labels may be the result of finishing, designing or assembling, … Continue reading

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September Cover of Harper’s Bazaar

The September Harper’s Bazaar just arrived in the mail, wrapped in plastic. The cover is Sarah Jessica Parker, her head thrown back in joy, balanced by a magnificent feather head piece, an amazing photo! The fascinator was by Ellen Christine, … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Stop America’s Declining Standard of Living

A recent article in New York Magazine discussed the decline of American productivity. They cited Robert Gordon, an economist at Northwestern University, who has explained that growth in average Americans’ standard of living has peaked. Children will no longer be … Continue reading

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Selling Hats on the Web: How One Hat Maker Sold an Extra 70 Hats Online in April 2013 – a Case Study

Are you trying to increase your online hat sales? If so, read on about how we worked with CrowningLori Hats of Oregon to help them sell an extra 70 hats in the thirty days of April. CrowningLori’s main selling venue … Continue reading

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Using Tight Sinamay Fabric to Make a Hat

By Anne Livingston, of Hats by Anne, Toronto I received a sample of an abaca hatmaking fabric from That Way Hat through a millinery interest group on an online professional social network. Geoffrey of That Way Hat had asked for … Continue reading

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Kentucky Derby Infographic – about the Most Cherished American Horse Race

In 2013 the Kentucky Derby starts on May 4th, but Kentucky Oaks is the day before on May 3rd. To help celebrate these most loved horse races, here is a fun infographic showing the races. You are welcome to repost … Continue reading

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San Diego Hat: Consolidating with the Chinese for Products Made in China

San Diego Hat, an American firm which sells some of the nicest and most popular Chinese made hats on the US market, recently sold 90% of its business to a Chinese company, Mainland Headwear, for a reported $10 million. What … Continue reading

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Should Far Out Kentucky Derby Hats Ever be Made Fun of?

When you’re at the Kentucky Derby, does anything go or should you try to look good in a fashionable way? And if it doesn’t look fashionable, is it OK for the media to make fun of you like they do … Continue reading

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Why I Made a Hunger Strike Against the Fiscal Cliff

On January 1, 2013 because there was no resolution, I started a hunger strike against government inaction on the fiscal cliff.  Since then I have come to believe Americans need radical change in the structure of our government. Initial Motivation … Continue reading

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