Advertisements
Page 98 of 131 FirstFirst ... 488896979899100108 ... LastLast
Results 971 to 980 of 1308

Thread: Homburg Nation

  1. #971
    Practically Family jbucklin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    974



    Advertisements
    Now that I am an official citizen of the Homburg Nation, I am curious to know if there are any decent modern hatmakers that offer the homburg. I tried a Stetson at the Outlet in Garland the other day and did not care too much for it. How about the Borsalino Continental? Anybody here have one? And if so could you post some pics of yourself with it on your noggin?

  2. #972
    One of the Regulars Saint-Just's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Ashford, Kent - UK
    Posts
    197
    I must say that I like Homburgs a lot.
    Maybe I am totally misguided but to me it is a fairly formal hat, and I am not sure I like the T-shirt with it (no offence meant, of course: it is just my perception of the style that fits this hat)

  3. #973
    Practically Family jbucklin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    974
    I agree with you. You must understand though that some of us here wear our hats all the time. I'll be walking around the house with nothing on but boxer shorts and a really nice dress hat. I also will not wait till I'm dressed formally to wear a new hat like the homburg I am wearing in the pics I posted. I LOVE HATS!

  4. #974
    I'll Lock Up mayserwegener's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Maryland
    Posts
    7,586
    Quote Originally Posted by Saint-Just View Post
    I must say that I like Homburgs a lot.
    Maybe I am totally misguided but to me it is a fairly formal hat, and I am not sure I like the T-shirt with it (no offence meant, of course: it is just my perception of the style that fits this hat)
    What is interesting is the Homburg was originally a casual style hat (see late 1800s). They became a more formal style over time although you would see exceptions (social class, condition of hat, ect.). Today I am not sure any of this matters. I frequently wear my Homburgs with business casual dress (not with T-shirts).

  5. #975
    Practically Family jbucklin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    974
    Is it customary to pinch the crown of a homburg or not?

  6. #976
    I'll Lock Up randooch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Ukiah, California
    Posts
    4,789
    I think not, although I prefer the look.
    Randall

  7. #977
    Practically Family jbucklin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    974
    Quote Originally Posted by randooch View Post
    I think not, although I prefer the look.
    I too prefer it. But maybe it's only because that's what I've become accustomed to with all my fedoras. The Homburg is not a fedora, right?

  8. #978
    One of the Regulars Bird Lives's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Istanbul,Turkey
    Posts
    116
    Quote Originally Posted by jbucklin View Post
    I agree with you. You must understand though that some of us here wear our hats all the time. I'll be walking around the house with nothing on but boxer shorts and a really nice dress hat. I LOVE HATS!
    ....LOL....You killin' me...I hear that....I'm the same way, JB ....

    I also love the homburg....My first, and only dress hat; for years; was a black homburg, which regretably,I no longer have...
    But from the sound of things, I must not be a 'Homburg Purist' as I dig the university style...with a snap-brim....and I like to see them with slight side dents aswell....

    I saw a Bailey's New Yorker the other day and was knocked out....It's a snap-brim Homburg with no side dents...I was going to order one after seeing this one but when I went to the Village Hat site, it said it's wool....
    That put me off...But I worked with a singer, percussionist the other night who was wearing one, and it looked so great it never occured to me that it could have been anything other than quality fur-felt...
    Last edited by Bird Lives; 06-02-2012 at 07:22 AM.

  9. #979
    I'll Lock Up randooch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Ukiah, California
    Posts
    4,789
    Quote Originally Posted by jbucklin View Post
    I too prefer it. But maybe it's only because that's what I've become accustomed to with all my fedoras. The Homburg is not a fedora, right?
    Right.
    Randall

  10. #980
    I'll Lock Up Chepstow's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Germany/ Remscheid
    Posts
    4,696
    For the Homburg Nation, a Borsalino Homburg!

    My new Borsalinos! This old Homburger was expressly made for Fritz Reinhardt Frankfurt.
    The paper label inside was destroyed. Some stains on the crossgrain band on the brim.





    Manfred

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •