The Best Hats On Melrose Avenue: From Sassy Snapbacks To Cali Cowboy

The Best Hats On Melrose Avenue: From Sassy Snapbacks To Cali Cowboy

Never underestimate the power of a great hat to make an unforgettable statement. Literally, they can have slogans and logos that present your particular worldview. Figuratively, they can evoke a time and place that’s special to you.

Is your hat jam sporty? Chic? Otherworldly? Melrose Avenue has hats that are just your style, that perfectly fit your dome, and that you won’t find anywhere else. Check out just a few that are in store now.

AMERICAN REBEL

We may no longer be settlers, but we still are Southwesterners. And a well-rounded SoCal closet needs a proper wide-brimmed felt western hat. American Rebel has great choices for gently used, nicely-priced hats that have just enough bling to make the modern perfection.

AMERICAN REBEL
7474 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles 90046
323.944.0195
https://www.facebook.com/American-Rebel-Society-142459992577861/

COSMOS GLAMSQUAD

Can your head even handle it? This Royal Fighter Hat by Punk Kouture is one of the spectacular headpieces that won’t be missed at Cosmos Glamsquad. Not only will you never be lost in a crowd, you’ll likely be declared its ruler.

COSMOS GLAMSQUAD
7367 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.951.1141
www.cosmosglamsquad.com

GOORIN BROS.

So say you’ve got an outdoor, day time wedding and your suit is dapper AF but your collection of Dodger hats just won’t cut it. You need some high quality straw. Head to Goorin Bros where literally hundreds of hats – from causal to fancy – await a try on.

GOORIN BROS.
7627 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.951.0393
www.goorin.com 

HOLLYWOOD HATTERS

Ladies, there’s some spiffy straw for you, too, at Hollywood Hatters. In addition to being a cute classic fedora, this one packs some serious sun protection, too; it blocks 97.5% of dangerous UV rays.

HOLLYWOOD HATTERS
6905 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90038
323.525.1912
www.hollywoodhatters.com

JAPAN LA

You might think L.A. is too warm for wearing a fleece plushy bear on your head, but sometimes you have to sacrifice logic for this much cute. This adorable Rilakkuma Kigurumi cap at Japan LA is a head rub magnet.

JAPAN LA
7320 ½ Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.934.5201
www.japanla.com

MONSTER A GOGO

As an official licensee of many beloved movie and TV monster brands, Monster A GoGo has hard-to-find caps that will make your head a complete horror show. One fantastic option is the  Vampira 1954 baseball cap, which is cool AND creepy.

MONSTER A GOGO
7361 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.655.7337
www.kreepsville666.com

NEW PROFANITY

If you struggle with wanting to say something about yourself without actually having to say something about yourself, step into New Profanity. There you will find so many message accessories, including baseball caps that claim your name and highlight your best parts.

NEW PROFANITY
7418 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
|323.420.7779
www.new-profanity.com

Deborah Brosseau

About Deborah Brosseau

Deborah Brosseau provides audience development services to arts & entertainment, lifestyle, and non-profit clients. She is a freelance writer, providing anything from local listicles to corporate profiles for various online publications. Having first experienced Melrose in the '80s, she enjoys writing about the old school creatives as well as the progressive new ones.