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HOW TO GET STARTED

THE PROCESS

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CUSTOM HATS BY NATHAN MASON HATS

At Nathan Mason Hats, simply selling products has never been enough. That’s why we’ve taken the time and effort to ensure our production process is at the highest level possible. With our extensive experience and your satisfaction as our number one priority, rest assured your needs will always be met here.

 

Read below to learn more.

Although pecan, black, camel and sliver belly are our most popular colors, we have over 30 other colors for you to choose from in furfelt and straw material. No two hats are the same but some people prefer to step outside of the box and create a unique piece. 

HOW IT WORKS

#1 GET SIZED

#4 PICK A COLOR

#2 CHOOSE YOUR CROWN

#5 DECIDE ON YOUR HAT BAND

#3 SELECT YOUR BRIM STYLE AND WIDTH

#6 ACCESSORIZE 

GET A CUSTOM FIT FOR YOUR NATHAN MASON'S CUSTOM HAT

Nathan Mason Hats

There are 6 steps in choosing your custom hat. When complete, email us or give us a call and we will get your custom hat started after your purchase. Since this is a completely custom made hat, we always talk with the customer to make sure we communicate effectively, ensuring you will get the exact hat you want.

We want this to be the most comfortable hat you’ve ever worn, so we build your hat not only around the size of your head but also around the exact SHAPE of your head as well. Whether in person or shipped to you, we will put you in our custom hat fitting device which will allow us to get a perfect fit! We keep and record these details forever, so you only have to get measured once. Stop by the shop for a free hat consultation. You can also measure you own hat size by following these instructions here

#1
GET SIZED

IN STORE

Come in to Nathan Mason Hats and get a perfect sized custom hat the old fashioned way using a conformateur, a head measuring device designed in the 1870s.  We’re located in Huntsville, Alabama.

AT HOME

It’s just as easy to get the perfect sized custom hat from the comfort of your own home.  Follow the steps here and send us the measurements so we can craft you a custom made hat just for you, and ship it to you any place in the world.

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#2
PICK STYLE

The hat you choose to wear reveals a lot about you. Headwear is not only functional, but a fashionable accessory that characterizes you. It also tells everyone your persona by the type or brand of the hat on your head.

MANY STYLES TO CHOOSE FROM!

Teardrop Fedora, Cattleman, Center Dent, Western, Derby, Homburg, Brick Crown, Tribly, Open Crown, Pork Pie, Teardrop, Telescopic, Diamond, Cowboy Crease

#3
PICK BODY

Furfelt is a type of felt that is made from smooth animal hair that is pressed and consist of fibre that is difficult to seperate, which forms a textile surface

A genuine Panama hat is hand woven from Cuenca Cane. This plant is found naturally growing at high elevations in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador. Panama’s are a completely different from a straw hat. They are much more durable and can be serviced for cleaning. 

HAT BODY OPTIONS

WESTERN WEIGHT

(We offer 3 felt options):

Western Weight Hats are stiffer and more rigid

  • Pure Beaver Fur Felt

  • Rabbit Fur Felt

  • Rabbit/Beaver Mix

DRESS WEIGHT

(This weight is less stiff and more pliable)

  • Pure Beaver Fur Felt

  • Rabbit Fur Felt

  • Rabbit/Beaver Mix

STRAW 

Ecuadorian Hand Woven Straw

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#4
PICK COLOR

Our hats come in a variety of colors. From earth tones to pastels to vibrant we are able to fully customize your hat according to your color preferences. 

#5
PICK QUALITY

Each hat is created using the finest quality materials available. It's made by hand and designed to the hat rockers specific desires.  We use the four following materials to create your one of a kind custom hat:

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$395

100% Rabbit Fur Felt

The most durable and cost effective option for a custom hat. Excellent for eccentric color choices and affordability. 

$550

50% Beaver 50% Rabbit Fur Felt Blend

Very durable, produces a very fine finish and with a little bit of natural water resistance. Will last about 50 years with proper care.

Great for moderate outdoor wear. 

$775

100% Beaver Fur Felt

By far most popular option and the gold standard in hats Think of it as the Maybach of hats. Naturally water repellant, produces a superbly fine, velvety finish, with superior resiliency and will last for decades to come. 

$275

Panama Straw hat

Hand woven Panama straw. Light weight, breathable and perfect for the summer, spring time and warmer climate regions. Sourced in Ecuador.

#6
ACCESSORIZE 

OPTIONS TO FULLY CUSTOMIZE YOUR NATHAN MASON HAT

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We offer multiple options to add to your custom hat, some of them include:

  • Feather

  • Boho Cording

  • Cards

  • Leather Roping

  • Beads

  • Twisted Cording

  • Custom Hat Bands

GET HATTED BY NATHAN MASON HATS