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Wednesday, November 23, 2011


I really enjoy wearing hats. I always have even since I was a little kid. They keep the sun off my head and out of my eyes. They keep my head warm in the cold winter months. They even help me stay in style! Bailey's Lanolux hat produced by Bollman Hat Company actually helps me achieve all three of these things! The hat is made of 100% virgin wool with a sueded finish. This keeps my head nice and warm, and it also looks pretty snazzy too! I really love the gray color and the black band. It goes well with so many things I already have in my wardrobe. Ever since I got it, I don't want to take it off! I've even gotten compliments from passersby on the street! Another great thing about this hat is that it was made in the USA. Bollman Hat Company is located in Adamstown, Pennsylvania, they are owned by their employees, and they are clearly committed to the highest quality products. I love my new hat, and I am looking forward to wearing it out on my next night on the town!

Bollman Hat Company
Our People
Since 1868 Bollman Hat Company’s talented and dedicated employees-owners have taken great pride in designing, developing and producing quality products while providing world class service for our customers. This work has not only distinguished our organization in our industry, but it has provided life and career opportunities for generations of Bollman Employees/Owners while giving our loyal customers fashion, function, and fun.

The Bollman Group provides the world with the head-wear industry's top brands that include Bailey®, Betmar®, Country Gentleman®, Eddy Bros.®, Helen Kaminski®, Ignite®, KANGOL®, PANTROPIC®, and Plaza Suite®.

Bailey® began producing fine headwear in 1922, priding itself on founder George Bailey’s emphasis on the importance of a professionally crafted hat. Bailey®evolved from fine fashion, casual and classic men’s headwear to include a Western and Outdoor collection, allowing Bailey to segue into a broader market. Bailey®hats and caps are known for the craftsmanship, innovative design and luxury fibers and fabrics including fur felt, wool felt, leather, LiteFelt®, genuine Panama, wool, linen and cashmere. A large portion of the Bailey® Collection is still produced in the U.S. at the Bollman Hat Factory in Adamstown, Pennsylvania. Bollman, owner of the Bailey®brand, is America’s oldest and most respected hat maker.

Classic styles such as fedoras, godfathers and derbies were engineered and popularized by Bailey® hats in the 1920’s. Bailey® hats were seen on silver screen icons like Clark Gable and Humphrey Bogart. These individually handcrafted hats last a lifetime and always carry a strong and sophisticated look. The hats are durable and most provide protection in any weather.

Bailey’s® product handwriting and brand credo defines a mixture of Hollywood elegance and Western toughness, influenced by directional fashion that creates unique and consistent positioning and brand integrity. The product includes timeless masculine products that customers buy again and again, as well as seasonal cultural statement pieces that generate a feeling of unique stylishness. 

With the foundation of a long and proud heritage, world-renowned quality, innovation, and fashion forward styling, Bailey® continues to be a leader in the western, fashion and casual hat arena for men.

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