Qualities of Fur Felt is determined through the following factors. Firstly the quality of the fur felt which could be a combination of beaver, domestic and/or wild hare fur. Secondly is the type of finishing process of the fur felt body to give it a certain appearance such as smooth, velour or silkiness. Finishing is all done by hand. Thirdly is the type of trimming that goes on the hat, which would be the lining, sweatband, exterior band, brim treatment etc.
Roll them up and pack away. Go ahead, it won't hurt ! Poke the crown into a point, flatten the hat and roll it up to be packed away.
Brush a fedora counter-clockwise with a horse hair brush. Copacetic has sponges and cleaning supplies for spots that need to be lifted. Always use steam when cleaning a fedora.
Water proof fur fedoras. If you go to a football game and it's raining you can wear a fur fedora and your head will stay dry all evening. Bunnies used to wear this fur, so these hats will keep you dry !
Stetson and Biltmore fur brims are made in the USA and available only at Copacetic now in two locations, downtown Racine and downtown Waukesha. Mention this blog and get $20 off any in-stock fur fedora through Fe. 28, 2013.