When you’ve been around as long as we have, you’re bound to see new trends, new technology, new everything. Yet here we are, pretty much the same as we were a hundred years ago. We’re all for innovation, sure, but we also know what works for us. We believe in what we do and still wake up every morning excited to do it. So let the wheels of progress clamor onward in pursuit of perfection. We found it a century ago. And when you get it right the first time, everything else is details. Lucky for us, passion and pride never go out of style.
It’s possible a 4-panel hat constructed by hand, with love, for a larger-than-life character named Stormy Kromer could have been as iconic. We’ll never know. Ida stitched together 6-panels in 1903, and the rest is history. Rich, warm, wonderfully-fitted history. The original Stormy Kromer cap lined in cotton flannel, in every color or pattern that matters, from “Partridge Plaid” to “Blaze Pink.” Few things age perfectly. This is one of them.The Original Cap
The weather is, by definition, mercurial. Which is why our wool fleece collection is your go-to for fall—versatile outerwear that breathes when it’s hot, warms when it’s cool.
Ida Kromer stitched together her first ear-banded, 6-panel cap in 1903, the same year the Wright Brothers filed for a patent regarding a “flying machine.” It was a good year for innovation. Read the full Stormy Kromer history here.Read the story