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A Note about our Cowboy Hat Colors

Please note that color variances caused by individual computer monitors are beyond our control. The best way to compare our hat colors is by viewing them all together in the group image below.

Cowboy Hat colors

Light colors will reflect heat the best – while dark colors will retain the heat the most – with black being the worst for staying hot (black absorbs sunlight). However black is the most formal color so bowlers and top hats were generally black or dark gray. For the first 15-20 years cowboy hats were marketed – your choice of color was black and about 3 shades of brown.

COWBOY HAT COLOR PALETTES

EARTH TONES
BONE :: SILVER BELLY :: SAND :: DYED NATURAL :: SAHARA
UNDYED NATURAL  :: CAMOUFLAGE :: PECAN :: WHISKEY :: RUST
MOSS GREEN :: CHOCOLATE :: BUCKSKIN 

PASTEL COLORS
BONE : SILVER MIST : SILVER BELLY : SAND

WARM COLORS
WHISKEY : RUST : MOSS GREEN : CHOCOLATE : BLACK CHERRY : NAVY

GREYS
SILVER MIST : GRANITE :CHARCOAL : BLACK

COLORS NOT SHOWN IN THE GROUP PICTURE
CHARCOAL :: BLACK CHERRY :: BUCKSKIN :: NAVY BLUE

LIGHT COLORS :: DARK COLORS :: GREYS AND BLACK

Hat colors

Cowboy Hat Fact

Humans have always used something to cover their head from the elements – but it wasn’t until the 15th century that hats became a fashionable part of people’s dress. Over the centuries many types of materials have been tried: Silk, velvet, taffeta, leather and wool felt.

None of these materials are that great for a working hat – because these materials tend to lose their shape with extended exposure to rain and snow. When beaver fur was mixed with felt or rabbit fur and felt, hat makers had the perfect material to make virtually weatherproof fine hats that kept their shape. A new continent seemed populated with an inexhaustible supply of beaver and so started the exploration and colonization of North America in the 17th century.


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Classic Indian Rifle Sheath hand made by the last best west

  • Big Heat Handmade Fedora

    $335.00$750.00
    Big Heat Handmade Fedora Hat - our take on Glenn Ford's fedora from The Big Heat. {1953} The Big Heat features great fedoras in almost every scene, and this is our take on the Dave Bannion hat.
    • Crown: 5" inches
    • Brim 2 3/4"
    • Hatband: 2" Black grosgrain ribbon and bow.
    • Crown: Fedora
    • Brim: Hand shaped snap brim, with front dip. Bound
    • Color: Granite
    • Personalized with your name inside the crown
    • Hats ship in 6-8 weeks
    • Hatband not sold separately
  • Augustus Custom Handmade Hat

    $335.00$750.00
    augustus custom handmade hat style from the classic mini-series, Lonesome Dove (1989) Loveable old Ranger Augustus McCrae is the scalawag that keeps the Hat Creek Cattle Company loose and is a great counter balance to the salty Woodrow Call.  This style of old west crown with it's 3 pinch cavalry creasing was first called the "Tom Mix" after the early movie star, and then became known as "The Gus" crease because of  Lonesome Dove. This is a great look for both men and women! 250_white_filials
    • CROWN: 6 inches
    • BRIM: 4"
    • Crown: Modified 3 pinch cavalry
    • Brim: Hand worked and rolled
    • Hatband: Custom 1/2" leather twist
    • Color shown: Sand
    • hats ship in 6-8 weeks
    • Personalized with your name inside the crown
    • Hats ship in 6-8 weeks
  • Captain Call Handmade Hat

    $335.00$750.00
    A custom cowboy movie hat from Lonesome Dove (1989) Our take on the hat style worn by Tommy Lee Jones The Tommy Lee Jones cowboy hat from Lonesome Dove. The Captain Call Handmade Hat is like the character simple, unrefined, and basic. A classic Boss of the Plains with a heavy dip front and back on the bound brim.
    • Crown: 6 inches
    • Brim: 4"
    • Crown: Open - uncreased
    • Brim: Bound Hand shaped dipped front and back.
    • Hatband: 1" grosgrain ribbon with bow
    • Color shown: Black in 20X fur-felt
    • hats ship in 6-8 weeks.
    • Personalized with your name inside the crown
    • Hats ship in 6-8 weeks
    • Hatband not sold separately

  • Frenchy Hand Made Fedora

    $335.00$750.00
    Frenchy Hand Made Fedora. Our take on Paul Henreid’s, Victor Laszlo fedora from Casablanca. (1942) The movie was put into wide release on January 23 1943, and at the Academy Awards of 1944, won 3 oscars, including Best Film, Director, and Screen Play. Casablanca is perhaps the greatest exmple of film noir and the use of lighting and shadow is compelling. The scenes are brilliantly staged, and the dialogue is second to none.
    • Crown: 5 inches
    • Brim 2 3/4"
    • Hatband: Black 1" Grosgrain ribbon and bow.
    • Crown: Fedora
    • Brim: hand shaped snap brim with black Bound edge
    • Color: Sand
    • Personalized with your name inside the crown
    • Hats ship in 6-8 weeks
  • Pork Pie Custom Town Hat

    $335.00$750.00
    Pork Pie Custom Town Hat - Naturally enough this style of hat got its name from its resemblance to a pork pie.These small brimmed hats were first seen in the mid 1800s and were a popular British town style hat. In America they were worn by many soldiers during the American Civil War, and sailors still refer to their white caps as Pork Pies.
    • Hatband: 2" Satin ribbon with Bow
    • Crown: Telescope
    • Brim: Pencil rolled Bound
    • Color: Black
    • Personalized with your name inside the crown
    • Hats ship in 6-8 weeks
  • Pinkerton Custom Town Hat

    $335.00$750.00
     Pinkerton Custom Town Hat hand made by the last best west During the Victorian Era {1837-1901} this short top hat was one of the more common hat styles worn throughout the English speaking world. We have made the Pinkerton Custom Town Hat with everything from a 3 1/4" crown (musician) to a full 6 inch top hat. If you have specific crown and brim measurements, just enter them in the PRODUCTION NOTES below, as you build your hat order. This style also looks dynamite on women, and as a STEAM PUNK hat!
    • Crown: 4" inches Texas Straight
    • Brim: 2 3/4" Hand Shaped Bound
    • Hatband: 1 1/2" satin with bow.
    • Color: Black
    • Personalized with your name inside the crown
    • Hats ship in 6-8 weeks

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