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Re: Hats

Post by JudgeRusty » Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:48 pm

and after this weekend we are not as limited to straw and similar materials
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Re: Hats

Post by hugodrax » Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:02 pm

JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:48 pm
and after this weekend we are not as limited to straw and similar materials
Shame, too. I've been wearing a raffia number I picked up in Hawaii because I forgot my hat.
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Re: Hats

Post by JudgeRusty » Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:16 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:02 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:48 pm
and after this weekend we are not as limited to straw and similar materials
Shame, too. I've been wearing a raffia number I picked up in Hawaii because I forgot my hat.
I don't really have a grown-up summer hat that I like. Especially not one I can wear with anywhere near nice clothes.
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Re: Hats

Post by hugodrax » Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:21 pm

JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:16 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:02 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:48 pm
and after this weekend we are not as limited to straw and similar materials
Shame, too. I've been wearing a raffia number I picked up in Hawaii because I forgot my hat.
I don't really have a grown-up summer hat that I like. Especially not one I can wear with anywhere near nice clothes.
What's your take on soft white panamas? I like the Rolla blessed ones from Ecuador. I feel like a ponce in a hat, but my bald spot will not be denied.
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Re: Hats

Post by JudgeRusty » Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:25 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:21 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:16 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:02 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:48 pm
and after this weekend we are not as limited to straw and similar materials
Shame, too. I've been wearing a raffia number I picked up in Hawaii because I forgot my hat.
I don't really have a grown-up summer hat that I like. Especially not one I can wear with anywhere near nice clothes.
What's your take on soft white panamas? I like the Rolla blessed ones from Ecuador. I feel like a ponce in a hat, but my bald spot will not be denied.
I like them. I have been on the lookout. They are generally pricey and I am at the least, frugal. I made it through this year with the Orvis western straw that I bought at the outlet. Finding panamas to try on is tough; online purchases are about my only avenue.
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Re: Hats

Post by JudgeRusty » Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:36 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:21 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:16 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:02 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:48 pm
and after this weekend we are not as limited to straw and similar materials
Shame, too. I've been wearing a raffia number I picked up in Hawaii because I forgot my hat.
I don't really have a grown-up summer hat that I like. Especially not one I can wear with anywhere near nice clothes.
What's your take on soft white panamas? I like the Rolla blessed ones from Ecuador. I feel like a ponce in a hat, but my bald spot will not be denied.
less striking possibly with a suit in the summer: http://www.panamahatmall.com/en/brown/p ... 12568.html
http://www.panamahatmall.com/en/brown/p ... 12557.html
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Re: Hats

Post by hugodrax » Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:41 pm

JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:36 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:21 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:16 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:02 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:48 pm
and after this weekend we are not as limited to straw and similar materials
Shame, too. I've been wearing a raffia number I picked up in Hawaii because I forgot my hat.
I don't really have a grown-up summer hat that I like. Especially not one I can wear with anywhere near nice clothes.
What's your take on soft white panamas? I like the Rolla eblessed ones from Ecuador. I feel like a ponce in a hat, but my bald spot will not be denied.
less striking possibly with a suit in the summer: http://www.panamahatmall.com/en/brown/p ... 12568.html
http://www.panamahatmall.com/en/brown/p ... 12557.html
I'll look for the maker of mine. White, very soft, crushable, rollable, fits in a tube. 39 bucks, I think.
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Re: Hats

Post by hugodrax » Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:36 pm

That's a flat cap, Bob. This thread is about hats.
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Post by Cleon » Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:53 am

Falling leaves are an indicator that felt hat season is here. I don't have any desire to get a new felt hat this year, which is a good thing. I have enough. I think.
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Re: Hats

Post by Cleon » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:18 am

I have to post this hat again. If it's not my all time favorite, it's close. I get a lot of nice comments on it.

It's a 1940's Penny's Marathon that I had refurbished...a clean and reblock to open crown with a new frayed ribbon and sweatband. Probably the best felt I have ever handled. I creased it myself with ease. The liner is handsome too. I know I've posted this one before, but photobucket is now holding the picture hostage.

They don't make 'em like this anymore, boys. I highly recommend saving an old felt hat off of ebay and having it refurbished by a competent hatter.

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Re: Hats

Post by wsblevins » Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:45 pm

My first hat ( when I started wearing hats regularly as an adult ) was a Greek fisherman’s hat purchased at Just For Him. Afterward, Uncle Bob aka Bob Schafer started calling me “Boatdock”. The name stuck and that’s what I am known as at the local B&M to this day. My next purchase was an Indiana Jones style fedora which I handed down to my grandson. Now I generally wear a tweed flat cap made in Scotland.


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Re: Hats

Post by ReverendThom » Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:56 pm

I got a new hat in Mexico today. I owned the same one for a few years, and then my wife squished it this past summer. What is this style called?

This is the 8th selfie I tried without looking like a knob. This is as good as it gets haha

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Re: Hats

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Re: Hats

Post by durangopipe » Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:51 pm

ReverendThom wrote:
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:56 pm
I got a new hat in Mexico today. I owned the same one for a few years, and then my wife squished it this past summer. What is this style called?

This is the 8th selfie I tried without looking like a knob. This is as good as it gets haha

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I like it!


Here, it’s been spring all winter.
I finally gave up and broke out the straw hat today.

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Re: Hats

Post by JimVH » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:33 am

I decided this was the year for a new summer hat. It arrived this week.

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Re: Hats

Post by durangopipe » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:39 am

JimVH wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:33 am
I decided this was the year for a new summer hat. It arrived this week.

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Re: Hats

Post by JudgeRusty » Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:03 am

JimVH wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:33 am
I decided this was the year for a new summer hat. It arrived this week.

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Thanks for reminding me of another item on my wish list. I need to settle on a summer dress hat.
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Re: Hats

Post by ReverendThom » Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:41 am

ReverendThom wrote:I got a new hat in Mexico today. I owned the same one for a few years, and then my wife squished it this past summer. What is this style called?

This is the 8th selfie I tried without looking like a knob. This is as good as it gets haha

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Panama?

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Re: Hats

Post by JimVH » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:31 am

ReverendThom wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:41 am
ReverendThom wrote:I got a new hat in Mexico today. I owned the same one for a few years, and then my wife squished it this past summer. What is this style called?

This is the 8th selfie I tried without looking like a knob. This is as good as it gets haha

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Panama?

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I'm leaning towards a panama with a cattleman's pinch.

It's a darned handsome hat, no matter the name.

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