Whether you're looking for a hat to keep you warm or as a stylish accessory for your new outfit, several local shops have you covered. They offer a range of colors, with styles from traditional to contemporary. The hat shops near our Redmond apartments include:
A Pike Place Market fixture since 1949, the Eclipse Hat Shop was established by master hatter Herman Helmun. Today, it's owned by Sharon Hagerty, who apprenticed under him for three years. She holds a millinery certificate from FIT and has made one-of-a-kind hats since 1981. Her creations have been featured in British Vogue and movies like Chaplin and James and the Giant Peach. At the shop, Sharon offers bowlers, berets, fedoras, and other styles.
One hat at a time, Michael Patrick Hoyle has made a name for himself in the industry. He's known as Seattle's Mad Hatter and shares his skills at the Hoyle Hat Co. Michael lives in a world of inspiration and creates every piece with precision and care. The shop is open Friday through Sunday, and by appointment Tuesday through Thursday.
At Wayne Wichern Millinery, Wayne is known for his "tasteful but sometimes startling designs." Customers can shop for ready-made hats or request a custom piece. Styles include button berets, Menlo fedoras, and silhouette romance. The store is open by appointment only, and you can check out Instagram to see the latest. Additionally, Wayne Wichern Millinery also offers beginning and advanced workshops so you can learn the fine art of millinery. Wayne hosts small classes and can tailor instruction to best meet your needs.Before shopping for hats, stop by a local donut shop and start your morning with a sweet treat. Finally, to become a resident of Parkside, please contact us. Our leasing team will schedule a tour and help you discover our apartments in Redmond, WA firsthand.