Partly Cloudy City Collection

Inspired by the cold cozy mornings, Partly Cloudy City is the trend we all love. Designed with soft textures, and muted colors it will be the collection you want to wear all year long.

City Stroll

Crafted from wool felt, it features a stiff rolled brim and layered suede and twisted satin bands for a daring, eye-catching look.

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Nothing but Neutral

The Nothing But Neutral Wool Felt Stiff Rolled Brim Fedora is crafted from durable wool felt and features a 4" brim in a stylish taupe color.

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Oatmilk

Take a wild ride in this camel colored Oatmilk Wool Felt Cattleman's Crease Cowboy! Its 4" brim and feather accent detail will make you stand out from the crowd.

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Nothing But Neutral Fedora

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City Stroll Fedora.

Your new Favorite.

Rocky Ridge

A hat so elevated that it will top off any of your outfit. Classic Cattleman rancher shape with a turn up brim.

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Early Fog

Stylish and functional, the Early Fog Baker Boy Cap is the perfect way to keep your head warm during cold weather.

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Cozy and Chic

With 3 fabulous colors, a side pocket for all your odds and ends, and plaid interior taping for extra style!

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The coziest pair

Matching fleece trapper with faux shearling tote.

Cuddle Up Faux Shearling Tote-TOTE-San Diego Hat Company
Abstract Pastel Patterned Fleece Trapper-TRAPPER-San Diego Hat Company

Hat Cleaning Techniques

How to Clean Your Hat

Hand wash, dry clean only, wash with like colors – there is an abundance of directions on how to wash clothes, but when it comes to hats the information isn't as readily available. To solve this problem, San Diego Hat Company did some research and discovered the best methods for cleaning your favorite hat.

The methods for washing a hat will vary depending on each style and we strongly advise that you ensure your hat can be washed. Be sure you know what material your hat is made of so you do not permanently damage it. If done correctly, you will have your hat looking as fresh as the first day you bought it!

 

 

 

 

1. Straw Hats

Verify that your straw hat can be washed. There are types of straw hats that are too delicate to wash so make sure your hat doesn't fall into that category. If possible, you'll also want to remove any decorative pieces on your hat including ribbons and broaches. To begin, use a wet wash cloth to lightly dab your hat. Focus on areas that look more discolored or dirtied, but do not over do it. You do not want to allow the straw itself to become damp.

If your straw hat needs a little more TLC, try using a hydrogen peroxide solution. Combine 1/2 cup of water and a 1/2 cup or hydrogen peroxide into a spray bottle. Spray the bottle onto a cloth and gently dab the hat. As an alternative you can also spray the hat directly and pat down with a cloth. Do not oversaturate the hat with the solution, this could cause your hat to warp or shrink.

 

2. Caps

Verify that your cap hat can be washed. Caps or baseball caps are one of the easiest style of hats to wash. That's because one of their features is a durable brim. However, older baseball caps typically have a cardboard brim so they can never be fully submerged in water. For these cases you should spray and hand wash. If you bought a cap within the last 10 years you should be safe to machine wash your hat. Start by spraying your hat with an enzyme-based spray to break down any stains or grime. Add your hat to the laundry with similar colors and add your favorite laundry detergent. Use cold water only to avoid shrinking your cap and do not use any bleach.

Once your cap is done in the wash, take it out to air dry. The best way to do this is to place the hat in a well ventilated area. If possible, you can use a fan to help speed up the drying process. Do not place hat in the dryer as it may cause your cap to shrink.

3. Felt, Fur & Wool Hats


Verify that your felt, fur or wool hat can be washed. Felt, fur and wool hats are a timeless accessory that often last for years due to their exceptional quality. Though, after years of use they will need a cleaning from time to time. The most effective strategy to clean your hat is to use a steam cleaner. A steam cleaner can help ensure that your hat will retain its shape after cleaning. For a lighter wash, use a soft bristle brush to wipe away impurities. These hats can be very delicate so check the product tag to confirm it can be washed.

4. Leather Hats

Verify that your leather hat can be washed. Leather hats may take a little bit more elbow grease to get clean. Most importantly, you do not want to use water to clean your leather hat. Water can be damaging to leather and leave lasting stains and marks. Occasionally, it is okay to use a special leather cleaner. Ensure that the cleaner is compatible with your specific leather and follow the instructions on the bottle.

If your favorite hat could use some TLC, follow the appropriate steps according to your hat's style, material and condition.


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