Saturday, June 4, 2011

please visit us at...

from now on,
find out about the Latest and Greatest on our site!

see you at the shop,
Andria and Jessen

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Cha Chas House of Ill Repute

New Styles
by Cha Cha!

Snake Trim,
Bound Edges,

Lux Ribbon,
and Feathers...

Monday, May 23, 2011

Biltmore custom made for SALMAGUNDI:

Two Tone Tweed Braid
is flecked with wheat and silver:

Close up on the wide ribbon trim
to show you what a BEAUTY
we have here...
this 1 3/4" Diamond Crown is

Torino Braid Stingy Teardrop with Cool Blue Stripe Trim:


Florino Braid Centre Dent Crown, Chocolate Milan Brim,
and Wide Strip Satin Ribbon:


more Biltmore custom made for SALMAGUNDI...

Florino Braid Teardrop Crown with Navy Aircool Stingy Brim
all dressed up with classic trim of Navy, Gold, & Cool Blue:
the sunlight will flicker through the brim
like the shade of a tree overhead on a breezy day

Lavender Milan Braid Stingy Diamond with
Leather Sweat & Stripe Grosgrain Trim

Cuban Style..

Beautifully done...
the Shantung Stingy by Dobbs

The fine line of venting adds interest
and will keep you that much cooler on the summer days to come

The brim width shown here is 1 3/4"
if you like the look of the crown, we also offer it with a 2 1/2" brim

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Special Hours:
Sunday, April 24th

Enjoy the Day!

Take a Trip on a Train in this Darling Cloche from Makins
the unexpected crease and dented crown makes it edgy
while it's ladylike ribbon and brassy button keeps it sweet


the color and trim
of this teardrop
is charming to say the least

a model example
of this seasons fashion

for warm neutrals:
it's both current and classic

DOBBS for every occasion

this Milan Braid
is looking for love
in all the right places...

one of our
favorites yet;
it's relaxed,
soft, and cool
dressed up with
sharp stripes
and a bound edge

Blocking & Cleaning at SALMAGUNDI

Before & After...
what a difference!

we are proud to offer
Blocking and Cleaning
for your Felt Hats and Caps!

other Hat Services available:
New Lining, Leather Sweatband, Trim, Hat Stretch, Size Reduction

stop by the shop,
or give a call for details!

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Friday, April 1, 2011

Curiosities for the Ladies...

silk entwined in gilded chain, sweet stained wood orbs and flowers, spun threads mingling with resins, and watercolor bangles to name a few...

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Globe Magazine: Spring Style

Hats, Dress, Jewels, and Gloves featured in Globe Magazine!
take a peek...

Thursday, March 24, 2011

get a Head Start!

the Kentucky Derby is right around the corner...
no need to bet we have some top winners in stock!
Giddy Up!

Thursday, March 10, 2011


sneak preview of
Makins Fancy Weaves...

Light as a Feather

Sharp as a Tack!

take a peek at

what's in store...

these look so good together....

these fancys are available in various hues and stingy shapes...
such as center dent, teardrop, and of course porkpie
all have unique trims;
milan or leather braids, and silk three pleats...

Eye Candy

Our Spring Jewels and Gems look good enough to EAT!
these Corsage Bracelets are just the sweetest;
made by Metal Monk in Long Island

see her Necklaces below...
gumball necklaces
with hand carved beads
and pendants
a treasure...

Spring Cha Cha Fedoras!

textured ribbons,
layered grosgrain,
dark plumes,
and leather...

each one with
unique creases
and rich hand dyed tones

Hey Girls, Dresses & Handbags!


send one to a lover,
send one to your mum,
send one to a long lost chum!

are complimentary...

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Nice n' Easy....

SINATRA Fedoras:

Nice n' Easy Wool Felts
in Classic Stingy shapes
with sharp details...

this Porkpie is complete
with it's
Wide Grosgrain Stripe
and Double Bow
these Wool Felts
are Thick with a Soft Hand...

note the
Shaded Stripe Ribbon
on the Black Teardrop,

the Polka Dot 3 Pleat Trim
makes this
Grey Snap Brim Fedora
Ultra Snazzy!

Stingy Diamonds
in Black or Charcoal
with Wide Tonal Ribbon
are also available in this line

all Linings are Trimmed
with a Fine Line of Orange Grosgrain to signify Sinatras Favorite Color;
He always wore a Touch of it for Luck...

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Valentines Day on Monday...

Treat Your Lover,
Treat Yourself!

New Bowties,
Jewels and Gems,
Ladies Leather Waist Belts,
Frank Sinatra Fedoras,
Bigalli Tilth Diamonds
in Stock!

Friday, January 21, 2011

Bundle Up!

Record Breaking Cold!
Flat Caps with Earflaps!
Fedoras with Earflaps!

pictured: STUNNING scarves from France

ever think of being a hatter?

email us:

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

rediscover Boston with msn...

check out Jessen on msn's new travel tip site; "rediscover"
click here...

Sunday, January 16, 2011

All Work & All Play...

Just got back from a week of meeting
with some of our most favorite designers!
photos from the workshop of
Chas Chas House of Ill Repute
we worked with Cha Cha herself to create some real beautys for you this Spring...
anticipation is so exciting!

Come Fly With Me...

Bronze Leather Aviator
take a vintage fit and
soft shearling lining;
update it with a bronzed leather finish...

Aviators & Trappers
are a must for these chilly times!
this Aviator is so cool and classic,
it seems like you inherited it!

the buttery cloud grey leather
makes it really special...