Have you heard? Henry the Hatter turns 130 this year, making it the oldest hat retailer in the United States! Joe Renkiewicz continues to lead the business today. Hats have been a part of Renkiewicz’s life since he was a little kid and now, you can be sure to find him in many hats.
Behind the diverse hats is a history full of grit. The spirit of Detroit is alive and well, which is reflective of how the business has risen from ashes in recent years. Detroitisit rounded up an exclusive list of the best hats worth showing off as we all pay homage to the birthday of a business that serves Detroit through thick and thin. Not to mention, the shop’s two locations (Detroit’s Eastern Market and Southfield) will celebrate with a new sale promotion each month this year.
LET’S HEAR IT FOR THE HATS
Before we highlight some favorites selected by Joe Renkiewicz himself, Detroitisit is going to give a brief overview of what you can expect when shopping at Henry the Hatter Detroit. Can hats really go out of style? Not for the “new again” men’s fedora hats you’ll find here! Straw hats, anyone? Discover men’s hats and caps like no other. Find classic men’s dress hats and the ever-popular homburg shape. Shop traditional men’s caps, the be-bop, apple, baseball, or newsboy caps, and more. Men and young lads will walk away with a new look that fits them personally. Click HERE to shop by brand, see their current specials, and learn how to measure your hat size.
Located at 2472 Riopelle St., Detroit
Henry the Hatter is now offering NEXT-DAY curbside pick-up service. Call the store to place your order then simply call us when you pull up with your order number. No sales tax outside of Michigan in the continental U.S. The shop asks that you please double-check size & color before confirming the transaction. Alaska, Hawaii & international residents should call for shipping.
ENGLISH BOWLER OR DERBY STYLE
English Bowler or Derby Style is third in formality behind the Top Hat and the Homburg Shape. Try something a little different to shake up your wardrobe & accessories! Click HERE to shop on their website.
Also called the Bankers Hat, or the Godfather Hat, you can’t go wrong with this stylish hat. Click HERE to shop on their website or visit them in person.
CLASSIC PANAMA HAT
Classic Panama Hat, Straw Hat Hand weaved in Equator, this is a wonderful option for summer or any weather you’re feeling in the mood to bring out this classic number. Click HERE to shop on their website or visit them in person.
STETSON STRATOLINER FEDORA
Take another look at the Stetson Stratoliner Fedora. Fedora’s are a popular hat style and you’ll find several options to choose from at Henry the Hatter’s. Click HERE to shop on their website or visit them in person.
MAYSER CROCHE PANAMA CROWN
Have you heard of the Mayser Crochet Panama Crown? Check it out from the best of the best with Henry the Hatter. Click HERE to shop on their website or visit them in person.
The Bailey Colvin, also known as the Flat Brim-Pencil Curl Brim hat is a winner! Whatever you want to call this hat, it’s calling your name. Click HERE to shop on their website or visit them in person.
BORSALINO ULTIMO, BEAVER FUR-FELT FEDORA
If you don’t mind real fur, then you may be interested in the Borsalino Ultimo, Beaver Fur-Felt Fedora. Click HERE to shop on their website or visit them in person.
Sailor Straw, also known as the Boater, the Skimmer, or in Detroit called the Campaign Hat. Click HERE to shop on their website or visit them in person.
Which one of these hats is your favorite? There are plenty more to check out!
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