Friday, June 12, 2015
He's brimming with potential.
The former co-owner of popular J.J. Hat Center and Pork Pie Hatters has found a home for his new start-up hat shop.
Marc Williamson recently opened Flame Keepers Hat Club, a men’s hat store on W. 121st St. near St. Nicholas Ave., stocked with a multitude of classic styles including wool-felt and fur-felt hats with leather sweatbands, newsboy caps, French berets and straw hats from Ecuador and Colombia.
“We’re passing the torch of good taste from one generation to the next,” said Williamson, 44. “One of our missions will be to show young men you don’t have to be dressed up — you can wear a hat with jeans or a denim jacket.”
Caps go for $35 to $125, and the hats are priced anywhere from $65 to $300.
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