Dorfman Pacific Launching an Italian-made Stetson Cloth Collection

Stetson Cloth Hats and Caps

Dorfman Pacific announced that it is launching a seven-piece collection of Italian-made cloth hats under its licensed Stetson Cloth Hats & Caps brand.

Dorfman Pacific Buys Aegean International

Greek Fisherman Hat

Dorfman Pacific has acquired Aegean International, a 128-year-old Greece-based maker of classic Greek fisherman hats.

Hat Chat with Todd Gardner

Todd with his parents (Art and Lory) his wife Marla and 12-year-old son Jacob. Not present: daughter Emily

Todd Gardner of Dorfman Pacific: “A hat is the last thing you put on but the first thing that gets noticed.”

Spring 2014 Menswear: Wake Them Up!


Enough replenishment basics; enough count-and-fill: How about “out with the old, in with new” for a more exciting (and profitable) spring ‘14 season? After shopping numerous trade shows these past several months, it’s clear that there’s plenty of fabulous men’s fashion out there, much of it in new (slightly more subdued) colors, interesting patterns, and […]

Hat Chat

From left: editorial interns Umara Vance and Thea Moresco, Dorfman’s Scott Starnes, Karen Alberg and Shelley Lipton of Lipton Publicity.

Thea Moresco: One of the best parts about being an MR intern is learning the business, and who knew there was so much to learn about hats?

State of the industry

Ron Wurtzburger

Karen Alberg Grossman speaks with a random sampling of top menswear execs for an overview of whatʼs selling, whatʼs changing, and what lies ahead.