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About lance

Lance handles the website and internet marketing efforts for Levine Hat Company (clearly the world's greatest hat store). He is a 4th generation hatseller and hat fanatic.

“I like your chapeau”

Many years ago, a Frenchman came into our Saint Louis shop, and requested a fine chapeau. The story goes that our staff was running around rather frantically searching in books to figure out what type of hat this was. If … Continue reading

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What are French Lignes?

The Ligne, or French Ligne, is a unit of measurement you’ll sometimes overhear in the hat business when referring to hat bands. Since hat band widths is the only place I’ve ever heard it used, and I was surprised to … Continue reading

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Levine Hat Co. is sponsoring a Film in the St. Louis Black Film Festival

The last Saint Louis Black Film Festival was over 20 years ago, but it’s making a comeback! The Tivoli will be hosting feature films and documentaries on July 18-19, 2011, with the shows starting at 3:30 p.m. each day. We … Continue reading

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Summer Sale! 30% Off All Summer Hats and Caps!

Our summer sale begins today! All summer hats and caps are currently 30% off (or more). The sale covers all of our brands and styles in straw hats, including the popular Knox Millennium and Knox Casa Blanca. The sale runs … Continue reading

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Bill McClellan: “Hats off to those who like quality”

Bill McClellan asks us how much we charge for a $1400 hat. Hats off to those who like quality (

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Week After Easter – 10% off AND Free Shipping

Week After Easter Sale The easter bunny is sticking around for one more week!  Get 10% off ALL items online by using the code EAST11 at checkout.  All online orders also get FREE shipping! Sale ends 5/1/2011.

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