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Beams says Thumbs Up to Stingy Brim Panamas


Beams, Japan and Hong Kong

Opening Day on the Bay


Here's Citrus -Kelly Erickson's "anything you don't need a dressing room to try on" Tiburon boutique packed with tasty items - bright bags, cowboy boots, and of course San Francisco Hat Company hats - check out our plaid panama fedora on Liz Bundy.

On our way to dinner in Sausalito we stopped by to say "Hi" and deliver a collection in time for Opening Day on the Bay. The yacht club behind Citrus was all aflutter with boats flying their colorful pendants.

Read more about The Citrus Story.

Christian's Brim

Christian's friend Whitney Hess borrows his Ray Fedora panama hat at the IA Summit 2010 - Information Architecture Summit.Our friend, Christian Crumlish, plays his Uke at Chronkite Beach in his Ray Fedora with an orange linen band. He's just published Designing Social Interfaces. We built the SFHAT website in Drupal after reading his book The Power of Many.

Glenn Switkes

Glenn Switkes in Patagonia

On Sunday Sally and Stefan attended a celebratory memorial  for our friend Glenn Switkes who died suddenly a few weeks ago. One of Glenn's friends asked us all to live our lives as we would want to be remembered. Glen accomplished a lot and had fun while doing it. Glenn was a force for the preservation of the Amazon, fighting dams and keeping rivers free flowing.

First at Rainforest Action Network and then as the Amazon program manager at Ineternational Rivers Network Glenn built coalitions of local communities and taught media awareness and film making.   Glenn and Monti Aguirre's  film “Amazonia: Voices of the Rainforest.” was perhaps the first major  documentary to call attention to the destruction of the Amazon.

Before that he made “Four Corners: A National Sacrifice Area?” His latest film is Tapajós: A Cry From the Heart of the Amazon Sally and Stefan and Stefan's sister Annelise knew Glenn through many shared friends with crossed paths. Perhaps your path crossed Glenn's too.

TAKE ACTION to keep the rivers of the Amazon and Patagonia free flowing.

David Hicks - Driver for California Sierra Trucking

David Hicks - California Sierra Trucking
David Hicks - California Sierra Trucking
David Hicks - California Sierra Trucking
David Hicks - California Sierra Trucking
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David Hicks - Driver for California Sierra Trucking

David came to pickup a shipment of hats from our factory. His truck is an artwork in progress.

Photos by Stefan Schinzinger's iPhone.

New York Gift Show, Tomorrow!

We will be showing cool new styles and old favorites at the New York Gift Show, booth #8565.

See you there!

Our online showroom will be updated when we return.

NYIGF Information