Paul #4 of Paul’s Hat Works will be in Bespoke from 12-5pm this Friday. Fittings from 12-3 are booked solid, but there are still available slots between 3 and 5pm. Get yourself a Panama Hat before they sell out at the Derby next month.
Kirsten, from Paul’s Hat Works, will be in Bespoke tomorrow (Friday) afternoon. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a fitting for your authentic Panama hat (or Homburg or pork pie or fedora or top or Seussian dream chapeau), or drop by if you have questions. Want to learn more about Paul’s Hat Works? Take a listen to… Read more »
In honor of Frank Sinatra’s birthday (he would be a young 97 on 12/12/12), we’ve put together some looks based on his album covers. These looks are good for jet-setting, formal occasions, and, well, just swinging.
WED 9/19: 12–8pm OXXFORD CLOTHES PAUL’S HAT WORKS Two of our go-to artisans will join us in celebrating the unveiling of the new Bespoke Basement Vault (It’s looking incredible!). It will be a Chicago-style welcome replete with food, drink, billiards, and more. You probably already know Oxxford Clothes, since people can’t seem to stop calling… Read more »
We have a very exciting event to share with you–join us, for what will be, the very first trunk show at our new space. We will be pleased to host two of our bespoke brands at the new Wingtip (550 Montgomery St.) on Wednesday 9/19, 12pm–7pm. Oxxford Clothes, of Chicago, will set you up with what the… Read more »
In 1918, a Peruvian immigrant named Napoleon Marquez, who had been reared on the Ecuadorian style of straw hat-making, emigrated to the United States, and opened City Hat Works on Geary Boulevard in the Outer Richmond. It was a boom time for hats. Take a look at this excerpt from a 1921 American Hatter magazine article:… Read more »
While we are neck deep in construction, with Heidi keeping a close eye on proceedings (above), we also have some exciting updates on the Grand Opening Party, which will be Thursday, September 27th. As you may know, the event will take place all day in the store from 10am – 6pm. Many of our vendors will be… Read more »
How come no one told me till today? I guess someone did. Of course, once you start digging into it, there doesn’t seem to be any “official” Straw Hat Day. Some say it’s May 15th; others say the 2nd Saturday in May; yet others argue it was closer to Easter wherever that falls each year…. Read more »