Best Hats in Boston



Jamaica Plain

Ladies in the market for a cloche, toque, or fascinator (though nothing quite on the scale of Princess Beatrice’s) emerge just as satisfied as the brave men who venture in…Read More

1997 Best Hats



This cheerful little boutique is loaded with every hat imaginable—from a simple straw boater for him to an ornate velvet-and-lace capuche for her. Local designers like Natasha and Charles Edward…Read More

1987 Best Hats, Blocking and Cleaning

Hand the Hatter


In one of the grittiest corners of the Combat Zone, Hand the Hatter still plies the ancient trade of blocking and cleaning hats. Your battered bowler and pathetic panama will…Read More

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