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HAVSTAD
HAT CO.

Havstad Hat Company is a custom hat company based in Central Oregon focused on building lifetime quality, heirloom hats using the finest beaver felts made in the USA.

OPEN for

CUSTOM ORDERS

2021-2022 Hat Season

We are now open for a limited amount of custom orders for our 2021-2022 season. Follow the link below to learn more and place your order.

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Ordering a custom Havstad hat

WEIGHT

When ordering your custom hat, the first thing you must consider is what type of felt you would like your hat made with.

COLOR

Different felt weights allow for different choices in color. Options range from Bone to Black and everything in between, including Cate's signature plant dyed collection,
Hues of The High Desert.

DETAILS

Weight and color are just the beginning, A lifetime quality Havstad hat allows you to customize your hatband, sweatband, silk liner, and more.

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HUES OF THE HIGH DESERT COLLECTION

ESTB. 2014

A one of a kind collection made of 100x
Premium Beaver felts
dyed with wildcrafted plants
harvested from the high deserts of Eastern Oregon.

JUNIPER

CLAY

SAGE

WARM WILLOW

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CUSTOM HAT WORKSHOPS

Each Spring and Fall, Cate hosts intimate Build Your Own Custom Hat Workshops from her mobile workshop, nestled in some of her favorite places around the country.

Sign up here for Cate's very intermittent newsletters with updates when custom orders reopen, Build Your Own Custom Hat Workshop opportunities, and dispatches from the workshop. I rarely send out newsletters and do my best to only send content that will add value to your life, not spam you with advertising. 

Hatting and the Wheel of Life

Today I write to you, briefly, spontaneously, and excitedly. It's been some months of personal and creative manifestation of a profound new chapter for Havstad Hat Co. I'll start with how I end, and you decide if you want to read the in between; Custom Orders will reopen this month, November 2021. Newsletter subscribers will be the first notified when the limited commission spots are restocked here on the website. 

A Moral Dilemma with Social Media: Where do we go from here?

We all know, marketing can be used for good and bad, the difference now is that marketing doesn’t just come in obvious forms of magazines, television ads, billboards and product labels. Our lives are permeated by marketing tools every single day for as many minutes or hours as you spend looking at social media, in addition to the magazines, television ads, billboards, product labels etc. I start to wonder, how many minutes or hours in a day are our minds free from targeted marketing anymore?