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Henry the Hatter

1307 Broadway St. , Downtown
Detroit , Michigan , United States
(313) 962-0970

Selling only the best hats crafted in Europe and the U.S. has been the single-minded focus of Henry the Hatter, which has been in Detroit since 1893 and at this location since 1952. Walk into the narrow shop and you’re surrounded by tall glass cases containing every color of cap, derby, trilby, panama, Stetson, and fedora, in suede, straw, felt, cashmere, flannel, leather, and tweed. Current owner Paul Wasserman, whose family has owned the business since 1948, is almost always behind the counter, ready to offer suggestions to mayors, rock stars, and average Joes looking to make a statement.

Tip: A photo of founder Henry Komrofsky rests on the back wall. “He always had a second job,” says Wasserman, “because he never knew how long the hat store would last.”

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