There’s no reason not to sport a hat in Cleveland. Sometimes it’s cold and you need to keep warm, sometimes it’s sunny and you need to shade your eyes and sometimes it’s just a matter of fashion and a hat is necessary. Below are some suggestions for high-fashion selections, Cleveland pride and sporty hats.
Mike The Hatter’s World of Hats
7976 Broadview Road #105
Broadview Heights, OH 44147
Located in Broadview Heights, Mike The Hatter’s World of Hats is an all-inclusive hat shop that can fill any of your hat needs. Need a Stetson? Mike has it. Need hat sizing questions answered? The friendly staff at Mike’s will eagerly answer all of your hat questions. With outstanding customer service, this is a great place for a hat novice or expert alike. The welcoming atmosphere is helpful for the timid and the selection caters to all hat wearers, making it easy to take a dive into hat wearing or to find that special hat that you’ve been searching for.
Cleveland Clothing Company
342 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114
Cleveland Clothing Company is the place to go for all Cleveland-related attire. The shop sells everything from stickers to socks, and that, not surprisingly, includes a few different types and designs of hats. Here you will find a variety of team snapbacks, including wine and gold for the Cavs and navy and red to represent the Tribe. Some feature logos unique to the sport, while others are simply the Cleveland Clothing Company logo in the varied colorways. Additionally, when the cold weather returns, fans and Cleveland lovers in general can keep the spirit alive with knit caps and beanies that are similarly themed and colored.
Progressive Field Team Shop
2401 Ontario St.
Cleveland, OH 44115
If you’re looking for something more specific, head to the Progressive Field Team Shop for an assortment of Cleveland Indians hats. Baseball caps are the highlight here, for obvious reasons. You can find the largest variety of Cleveland designs to fit all fans, from the tiniest to the most exuberant. And what Tribe fan doesn’t need a baseball cap to express their love for their team and to shade their eyes on those sunny Cleveland games?
1836 W. 25th St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
Sometimes a crisp new snapback or Stetson is just not going to cut it. Something more unique and with more of a story to tell might be your hat style, and for that, Deering Vintage is here. Deering Vintage stocks a wide variety of eras and styles for every vintage and retro lover. The stock is ever-changing and unique to what other thrift stores you may stumble upon. Deering is a vintage store styled like a boutique and takes you back to the days when the featured clothes (and hats) were the ultimate fashion statements. Purchase a hat from here and you’re probably looking for a conversation starter and storyteller to add to your wardrobe.
Kaitlin Dershaw is an Ohio native with a distinct love for Cleveland. She enjoys making new discoveries from tasty places to eat and drink, to perfectly unique live music venues. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.