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Men’s new ‘hattitude’

Adam Caine tries on a hat at Goorins Hat Store in Uptown, Minneapolis. The new old-school men’s hat shop opened just as the trend has hit its stride. The heritage menswear movement has pushed hats back on to guys’ heads, with baseball caps giving way to fedoras, gatsbys and bowlers. (Tom Wallace/Minneapolis Star Tribune)
Adam Caine tries on a hat at Goorins Hat Store in Uptown, Minneapolis. The new old-school men’s hat shop opened just as the trend has hit its stride. The heritage menswear movement has pushed hats back on to guys’ heads, with baseball caps giving way to fedoras, gatsbys and bowlers. (Tom Wallace/Minneapolis Star Tribune)
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Long before Don Draper and Justin Timberlake brought sexy back to the fedora, hats were once as common on a man’s head as socks on his feet. Simply put, a man was not properly dressed without one. But along the way, hats faded into the back of men’s closets, and the baseball cap eventually took over the pate. Fast forward a few decades: Tradition has reared its well-coiffed head again. Wide-brimmed, high-crowned, feather-adorned hats are ...


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