Hat News from BeauChapeau.com

Do You Have A Passion For Fashion?

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We’re currently looking for outgoing applicants who want to have fun while they work and have the ability to function well in a team setting, but you may have some questions about us. So here are your answers.  “WHO” is BeauChapeau?    Since 1997 BeauChapeau Hat Shop has been selling Made in Canada and Fairly Traded hats of all kinds in beautiful Niagara On The Lake. We are the largest hat store in Canada with over 10 000 hats in stock at all times and are in a word : ‘obsessed’ with hats. We are independently owned and operated and continually...

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April Fools' Hat

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   As you may know, hats a have a checkered history of success.  Some are exquisite in their detail and styling - bringing out the finest features of a person's face.  Others, can be wildly imaginative and 'over the top' creative whereby the person wearing the hat plays second fiddle to the outlandish creation perched upon their head.  We've all seen them on fashion runways or perhaps on recent red carpets. They shock and awe us with their bizarre nature as we mutter to ourselves "Who on earth would ever wear that?" Answer :See Lady Gaga's Meat Hat. Lady Gaga...

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Please Help The Hat Makers In Nepal

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BeauChapeau Hat Shop prides itself on carrying numerous Fair Trade products, many of which are made by hand in Nepal.  As you are probably aware, Nepal has had a series of severe earthquakes over the past few weeks which has had a devastating effect on the country and it's people.  Many of our Fair Trade wool products are hand knit by women villagers near Kathmandu Valley.  Most of the homes of these knitters have been partially or completely destroyed and a good percentage of them are now homeless. It will take  months before the lives of these people start returning to normal. Local...

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Hats Of The Roaring 20s Remain Strong

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The ‘Roaring Twenties’ were a crazy, fun decade, when the world was relatively peaceful and everyone who had lived through the horrors of the Great War were happy to be alive. People were full of drive and optimism for the future, receptive to fresh ideas and a new outlook on life. The exuberance, inventiveness, and productivity on both sides of the Atlantic brought a general prosperity which was expressed in lifestyles, art, and especially fashion. Men and women were working side by side and for the first time in  history the term ‘disposable income’ was coined. Shopping for fashions became an...

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