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The NY Cap

    Camel

Regular price $295.00

Description + Details:

We worked with CFDA Milliner Gigi Burris to create an elevated take on a classic baseball cap. The end result... A one piece, rabbit felt cap shaped from a completely custom wood block made just for WIllem. The hat features hand embroidered details on the crown and the rear of the cap, a hand cut top pin, a wired bring to bend to preference, and a grosgrain headband. Each hat is handmade in New York City.

Fit:

S/M - 23" measurement around the crown of your head
M/L - 23.5" measurement around the crown of your head

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Description + Details:

We worked with CFDA Milliner Gigi Burris to create an elevated take on a classic baseball cap. The end result... A one piece, rabbit felt cap shaped from a completely custom wood block made just for WIllem. The hat features hand embroidered details on the crown and the rear of the cap, a hand cut top pin, a wired bring to bend to preference, and a grosgrain headband. Each hat is handmade in New York City.
The Inspiration
The NY Cap

After sharing this collection’s inspiration, a mix of the downtown New York City art scene in the early 2000’s and California’s Gold Rush era in the 1850’s, Sean McDonagh, Willem’s founder, and Gigi realized that Dash’s friends were often wearing baseball caps with New York symbols on the crown.

The NY logo on the hat is appropriated from one of the first ever baseball teams in US history, the New York Knickerbockers, which ironically was founded during the Gold Rush Era in 1845. The usage of this logo further depicts a conversation between that very mid-1800’s time period and the 2000’s New York City allowing this cap to toggle back and forth in meaning.

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