Caps & Hats

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Caps & Hats
9:33 am

Fjallraven New York

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Yesterday marked the grand opening of Fjallraven’s first North American outlet. The Swedish company was founded in 1950 by a young lad named Ake Nordin. At 14, he’d already realized that much of the equipment produced for hiking and outdoor…

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Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Caps & Hats
7:00 pm

Tokyo | Bernstock Speirs Knitted Caps

Selectism - Tokyo | Bernstock Speirs Knitted Caps

Found these on the shelves at SHIPS Jet Blue. These knitted caps with pulls from England’s Bernstock Speirs look exclusive to the shop (as I could not find them referenced in BS’s online store). They’re colorful knits which bring a…

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Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Caps & Hats
6:23 pm

Ebbets Field Flannels Authentic Caps

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Did Jay-Z really make the Yankee hat more famous than a Yankee could? Did I really just mention Jay-Z? So sorry. With MLB play-off season in full swing baseball caps are once again on the mind (and head). For those…

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Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Caps & Hats
7:46 pm

Billy Reid Autumn/Winter 2009

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Hat’s off to Billy Reid for supporting the Southern Foodways Alliance in the autumn/winter 2009 collection. The simple cap (shown above) is a wonderful nod to the Reid’s Louisiana roots. Southern charm follows throughout the current selection. Subtle twists on…

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Monday, September 7th, 2009

Caps & Hats
4:58 pm

Field and Stream

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While some of us on team Selectism are bored of work wear and “heritage” relaunch, others are pleased. I, for one, grew up wearing items from Filson and Woolrich (even when the cuts were crap and the materials a bit…

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Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Caps & Hats
2:08 pm

Outlier Nailhead Cap

selectism - Outlier Nailhead Cap

The guys at Outlier continue their steady run of caps produced by New York milliner Victor Osborn. Constructed of a favorite worsted wool, the namesake nailhead, the cap has a subtle pinprick pattern producing good depth of character. The liner…

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Monday, June 15th, 2009

Caps & Hats
9:17 pm

Freeman Transport Caps

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The second set of Freeman Transport Fitted Caps have arrived (just in time for their trip to NYC’s Bicycle Film Festival). Like all caps in the Freeman range, these are produced by master hat maker Brett Wiley. American made wool…

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Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Caps & Hats
8:55 pm

Outlier Tropical Wool Caps

selectism - Outlier Tropical Wool Caps

Abe and Tyler of Outlier are on a constant search for fabrics that meet their needs in tailored performance. They recently found a stash of surplus tropical wool suiting material – and soon discovered it worked perfectly for a summer…

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Friday, May 8th, 2009

Caps & Hats
12:32 am

Engineered Garments Natural Linen Fedora


A nice alternative to the classic Fedora is offered this season by Engineered Garments. The natural linen Fedora comes in a dark beige colorway and features a navy/red plaid stripe. Produced in the US, it is the perfect companion for…

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Monday, May 4th, 2009

Caps & Hats
6:00 pm

21st Century Abe Stove Pipe Hat by Quintin

Selectism - 21st Century Abe Stove Pipe Hat by Quintin

We have an incredibly diverse group of writers here at Selectism. Nick S., our man down in Philadelphia, spends a great deal of time thinking about 18th century tattoos, furniture, hip-hop, and Abe Lincoln with the 21st Century Abe Project.…

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