How To

How to know your hat etiquette

Ever curious about what the “rules” are when it comes to wearing hats? Well, here are some interesting tidbits for you to read, adhere to, or menti...

How to wear a hat for the right occasion

So you’re going to a party… but not sure what to wear- do you need a hat? Is it compulsory and appropriate, or too old-fashioned? Even though you m...

How to know your hat do's and don'ts

When it comes to wearing a hat, sometimes just throwing one on doesn’t do the trick. Sometimes hats are meant to be worn at angles, or lower on the...

How to care for your felt hats

The best way to look after your felt hat is to store it in a box, away from sunlight and brush it with a soft-bristled brush; be careful with soft ...

How to care for straw hats

CARE FOR STRAW HATS A straw hat is delicate, especially genuine Panama hats, so never handle it by its crown. The natural oils in our hands dry out...

How to know your hat terminology

So, you’re looking for the right hat, but not sure whether you need a fedora, or a trilby or a pork pie? Here we have a pretty extensive list that ...

How to Resize your Hat

Everyone's head is a different shape and size. So, some hats can be adjusted to fit just right. Here we show you the tricks to get just the perfect...

How to reshape your hat

If your hat is crushed or flattened, here are some tips to try- so don’t give up hope! This process, which involves steaming or stuffing the hat, i...

How to store your hat properly

The easiest thing to do is store your hat in a dry room, away from sunlight and in the original box and packaging that it came in. Very simple, and...

How to

So now that you have your hat… how do you make it last?  Shappos has pulled together some tricks and tips that we’ve used over the many years we’v...

How to contact us, to make a suggestion

If you have a comment for Shappos or a How To question you'd like us to find an answer to then please email us and we'll do our best to find the ri...

How to adjust the size

So, you have a great hat, but it’s too big or too small. Here are some really simple steps to make the hat you love fit you better:   How to make i...